Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria

Categories: Cemeteries, Mysterious Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
Wander the peaceful and evocative Ross Bay Cemetery, a leafy, Victorian-era burial ground. Rich in history, the cemetery serves as the resting place of prominent local figures, from artists to governors. Walk paths winding among picturesque trees, observing various interesting and unique monuments. Your stroll can be extended from the cemetery to the beach across the road. Use our Victoria tour planner to add Ross Bay Cemetery and other attractions to your Victoria vacation plans.
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  • Facing the ocean this is an old and special cemetery. Many historical figures from the early days of the province and colony of British Columbia are buried at Ross Bay. The Old Cemeteries Society of V...  read more »
  • We passed through Ross Bay Cemetery on stroll along the Dallas Rd.promenade (we needed fortification from a nearby Starbucks on Fairfield Rd.). There are public washrooms - it's not well signed, but y...  read more »
  • On one of my daily walks I ended up at the Ross Bay Cemetary. Located across the street from the ocean it is a large tree covered Cemetary with several paths. Spent some time looking at graves as I en...  read more »
  • This 19th century cemetery has amazing headstones, and beautiful trees. They do tours every Sunday leaving at 2 from the Plaza across the street. Cost is minimal and they tell you great stories about people buried in the cemetery. Keep an eye out for Emily Carr's grave too!
  • Really cool historical cemetery. Nice place for a walk and very close to the ocean.
  • As far as cemeteries goes, this one is nice I guess. I'm not sure how to review a graveyard, really. Comfort? Style? Taste? I guess if I wasn't alive anymore I'd enjoy this spot as much as the next dead guy.
  • I found friends of my family since I was 4 years old, who had formally resided on Haida Gwaii. I see Mr Joliffe is missing, but his wife Isabel is here (Please pardon my disrespectful and naughty dog!) It gave me comfort when I found out about Eccl 9:5,10 and John 5:28,29; That the supreme God of the universe will remember these folks when he at some time in the future will resurrect them.
  • Lovely place to reflect and see the history of many pasted citizens
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