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British Columbia Parliament Buildings

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Address: 501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
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+1 250-387-3046
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Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament...

Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled guided tours, stroll through the buildings on their own self-guided tour, or even have a bite to eat in the Legislative Dining Room.Free guided tours are available Monday through Friday throughout the year, and seven days a week during the summer.

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Beautiful Building day and night!

As we arrived in Victoria late in the afternoon, we walked from the cruise port to downtown Victoria and got the chance to see this beautiful parliament building in the daylight... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As we arrived in Victoria late in the afternoon, we walked from the cruise port to downtown Victoria and got the chance to see this beautiful parliament building in the daylight. The grounds are a beautiful walk and the totem poles are a fun addition. We were not able to see the inside , but hear it is beautiful inside.... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant in the Parliament Building is open to the public for breakfast and lunch; hours vary according to weather the House is in session or not. Reservations are advisable. Very nice ding room with linen tablecloths and napkins. A varied menu which chances each dad and the food is excellent. Best part is the prices are very reasonable.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting tour of parliament. Great guide (Abi) who shared interesting insights and quirks. Not a huge building so limited things to see.

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Took the free tour of the Parliament Buildings on the Victoria Day weekend. Very knowledgeable guide who was able to answer some skill testing questions. Found both my grandfather and uncle on the plaques for the assemblies they had been elected to. Tour was free with little waiting.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very few people know about the Dinning Room - go up the wonderful front of the building and ask that you would like to have lunch in the dinning room - surrender your driver's license and you are given a fob that will get you behind the doors and into the inner workings of the building - after lunch -... More 

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They spared no expense when it comes to this beautiful building. We took the free tour and enjoyed walking the grounds after. It is well worth coming out around 9:30pm, that is when they turn the lights on outside the building. Gorgeous!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We opted to go on a free tour, and our guide was very informative and very knowledgeable on Canadian politics. The building was also quite impressive, inside and out.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Canada does have same exterior look at every parliament building. Very nice. It's great place to see in Victoria.

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Worth a short stop. Beautiful buildings in lovely grounds. Make sure to go around the back. Very nice water feature there. .

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only visited the lawns and outside structure. Beautiful architecture. Lights illuminate structure at night. Beautiful picture opportunity.

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