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Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Canada's oldest Chinatown is characterized by narrow, winding streets and lots of little shops and restaurants.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fan tan alley” (132 reviews)
“dim sum” (32 reviews)
“chinese food” (24 reviews)
Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A relaxing walk up Government Street from the Inner Harbour and you will reach the entrance of the oldest Chinatown in Canada. Victoria’s Chinatown is in itself the history of Chinese people in Canada. This is the place where the Chinese came, looking for fortune...More

Thank 858marca
Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed my short visit through china town. It was clean, beautiful and I felt safe. I will certainly go back to visit

Thank E S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told this is apparently the oldest Chinatown in Canada and decided to talk a walk through. There are plenty of interesting little shops to check out and it will be clear that you've arrived in Chinatown from the street lights and decor. Worth...More

Thank SpotOnTheMap
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a clean and cheery Chinatown that we breezed through on a walking tour, and then looped back around again to do some souvenir shopping. I'm Chinese, so I know my Chinatowns, and this is one of the nicest Chinatowns I've ever been to :)...More

Thank fuuumi2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of chinese decoration and shops that they have special goods from china, it makes you feel you are in China when you just turn to the chinatown street, the narrow street which have businesses inside, writing, foods, restaurants, are giving opportunity to have new...More

Thank mandana1980
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to wander about in the shops and to enjoy good Chinese food in a number of eateries... Classical Chinese neighbourhood...

Thank maliaka
Reviewed 1 week ago

With fruit stands on some areas of the sidewalk and merchandise on display outside of some stores, it offers more than Chinatown in Ottawa. A must visit place for anyone travelling to Victoria.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this Chinatown better than Vancouver's. It is very small, only a few blocks, but has a collection of really great restaurants and is impeccably clean.

Thank gomersdaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated street with interesting shops. The Chinese Market shop sells great fresh fruit and vegetables at reasonable prices.

Thank Rosie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in China so many years, this place is a joke. China towns in DC and SF much more authentic. Just tourism here, or maybe they mean "Asia Town", as the Vietnamese presence seems a bit more potent. In that case, good Vietnam town!

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
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how far is china town from the cruise port
10 April 2017|
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Response from pegdick | Reviewed this property |
The first thing we always do in a new city is take the Hop On Hop Off Bus. We came on the Clipper ship and walked about 4 blocks to the Fairmont Empress Hotel.....the main bus stop is right in front.. Chinatown is one of... More
What time do shops and markets close during the winter?
14 December 2016|
Response from Raymond L | Reviewed this property |
There are no set closing times for the Chinatown or downtown Victoria businesses. It is up to the individual companies. Professional offices, government offices will be closed earlier than restaurants, stores, bars, etc. You... More
Looking for shade cat pendant any ideas
16 September 2016|
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Response from Daniel L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response but not really sure what a shade cat pendant is!!! 🙁