Extension: Victoria-Jewel of the Pacific Northwest

Discover the treasures of Western Canada’s oldest city. Victoria’s history as a thriving commercial and naval port and the seat of colonial and provincial governments is reflected in stunning features throughout the city, from the Gold Rush-era mansions to delightful Butchart Gardens and the grand Empress Hotel. Examine the architecture of historic neighborhoods like Rockland, developed by the famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Learn the story of Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish-Canadian miner, industrialist and politician.
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Unique Features of This Program
• Visit the Queen's BC Garden at Government House
• Discover Victoria’s historic architecture and hidden neighborhoods.
• Explore Butchart Gardens with a local guide who will provide insight to the Gardens’ history and founding family.




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