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Craigdarroch Castle

94 locals recommend ·
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Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site.
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Jason
Jason
July 16, 2019
Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.
Ashley&Adrien
Ashley&Adrien
February 6, 2020
Awesome, awesome, awesome. Completed in 1890 by Island coal baron, Robert Dunsmuir (see his Wikipedia page for an intriguing read), Craigdarroch Castle is a must see if you are into history, architecture, and things of that nature. Afterwards, stroll down some of the nearby side streets for a look…
Anastasia
Anastasia
November 10, 2019
Amazing castle, just up the street. If you love history, this is the place to go.
Kelsi And Trevor
Kelsi And Trevor
February 6, 2020
Historic and a beautiful. We especially love it during the Holidays.
Andrew
Andrew
February 3, 2020
A wonderful historic sight right in the middle of the city, not far from the suite
Colin
Colin
February 15, 2020
A castle in Canada. One of two in Victoria that appear in many movies and TV shows. There are audio guides and tours. 26.2km or a 30 minute drive away.

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Location
1050 Joan Crescent
Victoria, BC V8S 3L5
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Phone+1 250-592-5323
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
Credit cards
Yes (incl. Visa & MasterCard)
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