Parliament Buildings Tourist attraction in Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria is privileged by mountains and predisposed by the warm North Pacific current - creating the mildest weather in the whole of Canada. Parks and gardens in this attractive city are ornamented with foliage and flowers all through the year.

 Parliament Buildings

Dominating the south part of the Inner port is the impressive settle of British Columbia's regional government is the Parliament Buildings. It is Designed by Yorkshire designer Francis M. Rattenbury and erected in 1897, the magnificent stone buildings have tidy, arranged gardens and are very pretty in look - especially in the dusk when lit by festoons of lights.

Hanging high above the gigantic dome is a gilded sculpture of Captain George Vancouver, who accomplished the primary circumnavigation of Vancouver Island. Statistics of well-known personalities from the province embroider the façade. A large statue of Queen Victoria surveys the Inner Harbour from the patio. 


Parliament Buildings Tourist attraction in Victoria, British Columbia

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