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Chinatown

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Address: Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Canada's oldest Chinatown is characterized by narrow, winding streets and...

Canada's oldest Chinatown is characterized by narrow, winding streets and lots of little shops and restaurants.

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Lots to see and do. Fan Tan alley, is a great attraction. All the different stores, from trinkets, clothes, food, restaurants. It is located right in the heart of Victoria... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many cool shops, restaurants, street lights and so on. Great shopping, interesting dining. A great place to visit. Parking is a challenge if you drive and meters are 2 hour max so be prepared.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and do. Fan Tan alley, is a great attraction. All the different stores, from trinkets, clothes, food, restaurants. It is located right in the heart of Victoria. Don't miss going there.

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Burnaby, Canada
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to China Town for lunch and had a nice meal followed by a delicious egg tart. China town in Victoria is about one block long and can be covered in a short amount of time. There's not really much here but the food is good..

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gates frame the entrance to the oldest Chinatown in Canada. Lots of little shops and interesting tiny alleys to explore. Several unique "1/2" addresses.

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to look at, to buy, and just enjoy. The atmosphere is pleasantly bustling, without being crowded, at least at the time we visited. We enjoyed exploring a little hidden alleyway, and wondered if it had a hidden restaurant somewhere there, but did not find one. However, we found a delightful Chinese food place to eat our lunch, and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found an excellent buffet. Beware, closes early, around 8:00. A tiny, almost hidden, alley interesting to walk.

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Comox Valley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 676 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even on a rainy, dark Victoria afternoon, this small Chinatown still held 'magical' power for me and my son Matt. We enjoyed walking up and down the streets and alleys, held by history, mystery, colour and lights.

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Brantford, Canada
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many little shops, good prices, small shops in little alleys, kind of reminded us of China. Lots of fresh veg and fruits, prices seemed good, there were plenty of restaurants to chose from as well.

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Thank ldhammer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! We really enjoyed our time walking through Chinatown. The food was great and the shops quaint. Fan Tan Alley was cute, great photo op! Thanks, Tony & Erin Portland, Oregon

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Vernon, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is great for the family they have awesome shops you do have to watch some are a better value for the same item.family enjoyed the culture

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