Shopping in Victoria, B.C.
Collected by Ann Shields, AFAR Staff
913 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1X5, Canada
In 1885, when greengrocer Charles "Candy" Rogers noticed how quickly the imported chocolate he stocked was selling, he began to make his own. His first creation, the Victoria Cream, quickly became a local favorite. Nowadays, the company has 10...
1710 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1Z5, Canada
Government Street, the main shopping strip that runs through downtown, offers travelers an assortment of the usual souvenir stores, but also some excellent must-visit boutiques and fun pubs as well. Stop in at Munro's Books, one of the best...
1624 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1Z3, Canada
Silk Road Tea was established in 1992 by accomplished tea expert Daniela Cubelic. She creates some of the world's finest organic teas as well as skin-care products made of plant-based essential oils and biodegradable ingredients. With a tearoom...
1713 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1Z4, Canada
The Milkman's Daughter is located across from the gates to Victoria's Chinatown on Government Street. The store, which makes its own custom silk-screen designs, is an offshoot of another popular shop, Smoking Lily (569 Johnson St.). The Milkman's...
1700 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 2G7, Canada
Beehive Wool Shop carries domestic and imported yarns, patterns and accessories for craft projects. The store, in operation for 110 years, is located in an old heritage house in downtown Victoria. In addition to selling knitting necessities, the...
560 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 3C6, Canada
Market Square, a flower-filled courtyard tucked into the middle of heritage brick-and-beam buildings, offers plentiful souvenir shopping as well as coffee, cocktails and opportunities to assemble a tasty impromptu picnic. Its small stage often...
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