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Classic Boat Festival Victoria BC

Victoria's Inner Harbour docks and walkway during the annual Classic Boat Festival, Fairmont Empress Hotel in background.

Classic Boat Festival Victoria BC

Classic wooden boats of all shapes and sizes meet for the annual Classic Boat Festival held very year in Victoria's inner harbour during the September Labour Day weekend.

Parliament Buildings Victoria BC

The Parliament buildings and grounds in Victora, B.C. are among the most beautiful in the world, even when compared to national capitals. Designed by 25-year-old Francis Rattenbury and built between 1893 and 1898, the Parliament Buildings (also called the Legislature) are an architectural gem.

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Located on Victoria's Inner Harbour, many of Victoria's other major attractions are right next store to the BC Legislature, these include the Royal British Columbia Museum, Thunderbird Park and the Empress Hotel.

Empress Hotel Victoria Inner Harbour BC Canada

The Empress Hotel also designed by Francis Rattenbury. This building almost never existed. Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, president of the CPR didn't want to build the Empress Hotel because he felt there would not be enough business. Today Victoria is visited by over 3 million visitors annually.

Thunder Bird Totem Victoria Conference Centre Victoria BC
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Victoria Conference Centre Empress Hotel
Victoria Conference Centre Victoria BC

An impressive piece of architecture, the Victoria Conference Centre was designed to blend in with the original iron and glass atrium connected to the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Outside garden patio, indoor waterfall, outdoor fountain and first nations totems create an ambience of design that makes viewing it a pleasure in itself.

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The Royal BC Museum can also be found on Victoria's Inner Harbour across from the BC Parliament Buildings, and next to Thunderbird Park. The museum also houses the National Geographic IMAX Theatre, this 406 seat theatre is more than 6 stories high and 70 feet wide.

Thunder Bird Park Victoria BC Canada
Thunderbird Park is one of downtown Victoria’s most extraordinary features, the park’s impressive display of poles and big houses has made it a tourist landmark for nearly 60 years. Thunderbird Park, Inner Harbour Victoria BC, Canada.
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Annual Classic Boat Festival Victoria Inner Harbour
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Kayaking Victoria's Inner Harbour
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Stroll the Victoria's Inner Harbour in horse drawn comfort.
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Provincial Shields and Coats of Arms for all of Canada.
Makes a great photo op to send the folks back home.
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