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“A Must Do, Even if Only for Ten Minutes”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Market Square

Market Square
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US$55.70*
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Historic Downtown Victoria Food Tour
Ranked #76 of 178 things to do in Victoria
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Washington, DC
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A Must Do, Even if Only for Ten Minutes”
Reviewed 18 August 2012

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.

Visited August 2012
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Alberta, Canada
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88 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Mostly closed”
Reviewed 16 July 2012 via mobile

This used to be a great little square of bustling shops and unique vendors; now many doors are closed, windows empty. The economy has not been kind here, though the buskers and the bead shop remain as well as a few others.

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Oklahoma
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Eclectic, but feels empty”
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Market square is in an old building which has a lot of character, but the only businesses I remember being there were a vegetarian restaurant, a mexican restaurant, what looked to be a fabulous bead store, and and ice cream store. The neighborhood feels bohemian and edgy.

Visited July 2012
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Dawson Creek, Canada
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A Quick Stroll Through Market Square”
Reviewed 29 October 2011

It's always a treat to visit this beautiful historical collage of buildings in the heart of Victoria. The shops are trendy and pricey, but the atmosphere is friendly and multicultural. It's a must-see on a Victoria visit.

Visited October 2011
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“I managed to spend 3 1/2 hours in the...”
Reviewed 8 February 2010

I managed to spend 3 1/2 hours in the market. Rely enjoyed yhe bead store and the minatures store (not connected to the tourist attraction-Minature World- a few blocks away. Found it very interesting to watch the skilled craftsman make these unique minatures. Although o can't remember the restaurants name, we thourghly enjoyed a delicius at the Vegan Vegetarian restaraunt.

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