Fort Street, Victoria
Fort Street, stretching from Wharf Street to Cadboro Bay Road and Foul Bay Road, is named after its association with Fort Victoria. Near the waterfront, you'll find the Fort Victoria National Historic Site of Canada. Despite limited remnants like mooring rings, bastions, and a palisade, these artifacts pay tribute to the former 19th-century fort. A commemorative plaque adds to the historical experience.
Fort Street, known as Antique Row, between Blanshard and Linden Avenue, is a haven for antique enthusiasts, collectors, and art lovers. It's filled with antique shops, collectibles dealers, art galleries, and specialty stores for home and garden. You'll find British antique furniture, military memorabilia, rare prints, fine china, silverware, and Victorian knickknacks. It's a delightful browsing experience for all.
Explore the culinary delights east and west of Blanshard Street on Fort Street—a must-visit for food lovers! With a plethora of cafes, bakeries, and ethnic eateries, this area is a popular stop-off on food tours. Indulge in gourmet coffee, delicious pastries, and diverse international cuisine to satisfy your cravings.
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Sight Location: Victoria, Canada (See walking tours in Victoria)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Walking Tours in Victoria, British Columbia
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles