Market Square
Market Square
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Michael M
Vancouver, Canada3,512 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
There is a wide variety of shops to choose to breeze through or to take more expensive time to find very interesting local art and gift ideas..plenty of places to rest with very interesting scenery... also a wide variety of restaurants and Coffeeshops .. close to the Johnson Street Bridge and Chinatown.. Market Square is located between Pandora Avenue and Johnson Street and fronted by Stote Street..
Written 4 January 2020
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Sherpa30714
12 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
It is a cute little market area with some nice shops. Just off Wharf street and before you get to Chinatown. If you have a dog, they have a dog bakery (cater's to cats as well). They make homemade dog biscuits, which I am sure your dog will love. The market is for those who like quaint shops. It is also home to a vegetarian restaurant (did not stop for a bite).
Written 10 July 2004
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SailorAirman
Hamilton, Canada3,400 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Solo
I was staying in the area and walked over here to take a look around. It was a pretty brief look. While the layout of the place is really interesting there's a pair of restaurants and a few stores none of which I had any interest in visiting. If this place had some better shops it might be a bit more of an attraction. Also it's sort of like an open mall so wouldn't recommend it on a rainy day.
Written 2 September 2017
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Luis C
Boca Raton, FL69 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Friends
If you live in a city with more than 1000 people living there, you will not find this place interesting. Only shops, regular shops like any other place on earth. Don't wast your time in Victoria going there. There are many beautiful places to go.
Written 20 July 2017
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DoloresJacoby.Let’sTravel.98368
West Palm Beach, FL12,507 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2016 • Couples
I loved visiting Victoria and this location was one of the greatest to just walk around and enjoy the environs. It's a block south of Chinatown and an easy 5 or so walk from the Inner Harbour. It is meticulously preserved to maintain its unique character and seems to be the heart of Victoria's Old Town. It has more than 35 independently owned and operated shops which are quaint and lots of restaurants and a nightclub. Heritage brick buildings surround an open air courtyard that is great for gathering in the spring or summer among wonderful flowers.
Written 12 July 2016
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Alberta S
Washington DC, DC759 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2014 • Couples
This is a jammed-packed location in a small area with pubs, restaurants and shops in a sea of flowers. Just beautiful and really fun. Hit it from the top and walk down or walk the harbour and meander up into it. A vibrant location on a summer's day.
Written 15 July 2015
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Ron R
Fredericksburg, TX73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2014 • Couples
The Market Square is located right across from the Inner Harbor on the down-town side. Many good craftspeople displaying their handmade wares. Eats, drinks and lots of other stuff.
Written 27 May 2014
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Amrita A
Victoria, Canada32 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2013 • Couples
Market square is perhaps one of the most interesting and historic pubic spaces in Victoria. However, the majority of the store fronts in the square itself are vacant, and the heavy presence of security guards prompted little desire to revisit. We observed many "atypical" folks monopolizing the benches and public spaces.

On the exterior walls of the square (facing the streets), there are several interesting shops. Stay on the street level or take someone with you to explore the interior of the square.
Written 27 July 2013
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Acadia1
Washington, DC30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2012 • Family
An open market in the middle of an old brick building. When we stopped by there was a band playing as part of a summer concert. Good food, nice wares.
Written 18 August 2012
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Merrowmum
Guildford, UK1,337 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We were just wandering through, but still picked up the good atmosphere from the bars, restaurants and shops in this converted shipping/trading area.
Written 2 August 2022
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