Victoria is the capital of the Canadian province in the British Columbia. The capital city is located on the tip of the southern part of Vancouver Island. The city is known for its vast expanse of parks that are famous for various kinds of outdoor activities. Victoria is known for its British architecture and colonial hangover that is evident from the architecture that the city boasts. The city is known for its Victorian hangover that is evident in the Craigdarroch castle mansion and Butchart Gardens. Another famous places that one must Visit -Christ Church Cathdral Canada.
If you are in Victoria, then you have to Visit Christ Church Cathdral Canada.
Interesting facts about Christ Church Cathedral Canada.
This is an Anglican Church of Canada. It is a big cathedral that is inspired from the gothic European style of work and architecture. The cathedral dates back to 1929 and can be touted as one of the finest cathedrals of British Columbia. This place is known for its huge stained glass windows and an ancient Hollmutch Wolff Organ.
Exotic features of the Cathedral
The cathedral has a Celtic Cross that is located on both inside and outside the church. The cross is a symbol for the roots of the Anglican community that hails from the British Isles. The spindle whorl and 3 salmons on them is inspired from the first people of Canada and represents the history of the place,
Timings of the Cathedral
If you are planning to visit the Cathedral then you can keep in mind the prayer timings that is from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm. The Sunday timings are different from 8.00 am to 9.15 am and 11.00 am to 4.30 pm. The exact day to day details of the services are available on the cathedrals’ website for all to see.
Things to do near the Christ Church cathedral.
Once you are visiting the Cathedral, here are a couple of things that you can check out that are near to it
- Dante’s Comedy club that is famous for standup comedy shows
- Dalton’s Musical History tour that showcases Irish music
- The Lord Edward night club
- And so on
Now, if you are wondering where to stay then there are various Hotels in Victoria, that you can stay at. If you are looking for places to stay near the Christ Church Cathedral, then you can look at Samesun Vancouver and HI Vancouver Downtown Hostel.
In case, if you are looking for world class services to stay in Canada, then you can check Parkside Hotel and Spa, It is an all-suite hotel that knows how to pamper their guests. This hotel is located in Humboldt Street and is only 2 minutes away for the Cathedral making it a perfect place for guests to stay when they want to visit the Christ Church cathedral. The Parkside is one of the finest Victoria Canada Hotels that one can stay at when traveling to Vancouver.