Victoria Downtown was named to the list of the top twenty downtowns in all of North America. This area of the city provides plenty of great shops, restaurants, hotels, bars and so much more. The historic buildings make the downtown desirable for those relocating to the area. With beautiful streetscapes and an excellent Inner Harbour, everything you need is found here.

Many downtown attractions provide fun for everybody year-round. The buildings make Victoria unique from other downtowns and provide a touch of romance to the city. Spend time visiting the historic buildings, such as the BC provincial Legislative Buildings, art galleries or the many museums.

According to Travel Magazine, Victoria is one of the top ten cities to visit in the entire world. This romantic city provides a natural harbour for all to enjoy, along with the Olympic Mountains on the horizon.

With a touch of British culture, this area provides a feel of London to both visitors and residents. Enjoy the double-decker busses, Irish stores and the many beautiful gardens throughout downtown. Some of the top features of the area include:

Hanging Flower Baskets - Every year the lampposts are decorated with beautiful flower baskets adding a touch of colour to the streets.

  • Shopping - From British woolens to Cowichan sweaters, you can find everything you're looking for in downtown.
  • Royal British Columbia Museum - One of the finest in the world, this museum provides excellent exhibits celebrating the history of the province.
  • Antiques - From Fort Street to Blanshard to Antique Row, Downtown Victoria is the place for antique hunters.

Many other attractions make living downtown or visiting downtown very appealing. You can enjoy the harbour or spend time shopping throughout the many small and large stores found all over the city. If you're moving to Victoria and you want to live where the action is, downtown makes a great home.

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