Downtown Victoria Tour & Sightseeing Guide
Our Downtown Victoria Tour & Sightseeing Guide is intended as a reference for people walking or biking around downtown Victoria.
This is the Index page to our Downtown Victoria Tour & Sightseeing Guide. We have made separate links below to individual streets in Victoria’s downtown core so our readers can explore those streets in more detail. Click on the links to get a more detailed walking tour of each street.
Downtown Victoria streets are listed below in alphabetical order:
Blanshard Street is one one of the main arterial streets in downtown Victoria. It runs north-south from Belleville Street in the south through downtown Victoria before continuing north and becoming Highway 17 running to the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal.
Blanshard Street has several noteworthy historic building, interesting shopping and several good restaurants.
It has several historic buildings, including the Royal Theatre, built in 1913, at the corner of Broughton Street and Blanshard Street. It also has a number of interesting shops and some good restaurants.
It features a number of historic buildings, along with shops, hotels and restaurants.
Douglas Street is one of the main streets in downtown Victoria. It starts at Mile Zero on the Beacon Hill Park waterfront and runs south-north through downtown Victoria before continuing north through Victoria into the neighbouring Municipality of Saanich.
Douglas Street has many historic buildings, along with many shops and restaurants.
Fisgard Street – Sightseeing Guide
Fisgard Street is the main street of Victoria’s historic Chinatown. It runs east-west from Store Street on the west to Quadra Street on the east, after which it continues to Cook Street as Balmoral Avenue.
It is named for the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Fort Victoria, where Fort Street originally started.
It is one of downtown Victoria’s major arterial streets.
Government Street is one of Victoria’s main streets. It runs north-south from the Dallas Road waterfront in the south, all the way through downtown Victoria to its termination at Hillside Avenue in the north.
Government Street contains many historic buildings and has many interesting stores and good restaurants.
Vancouver Street is a two way street running north-south through downtown Victoria.
Vancouver Street contains a mixture of residential and commercial areas.
Wharf Street runs north-south between Johnson Street to the north and Government Street at the south. It is one of Victoria’s oldest commercial streets and still contains several significant historic commercial buildings from the 1860’s.
Apart from its historical interest, Wharf Street also has many interesting stores and restaurants.
Yates Street has many historic buildings along with many shops, restaurants and other businesses.
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