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Butchart Gardens

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 4 publications
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Top 1% in Victoria About the TripExpert Score

4 expert recommendations

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Fodor's Tick Choice

This stunning 55-acre garden and National Historic Site has been drawing visitors since it was planted in a limestone quarry in 1904. Full review →

To avoid crowds, come at opening time, in the late afternoon or evening (except ultrabusy fireworks Saturday evenings)
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Frommer's 34

If there is one attraction to visit above all others in Victoria, this is it. Full review →

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Michelin Guide 54

Expanded to approximately 20ha/50 acres, the gardens were started by Jennie Butchart to beautify the limestone quarry pit resulting from her husband's cement business. Don't miss the... Full review →

Don't miss the floral showpiece: the beautiful sunken garden with its green lawns, trees and exquisite flower arrangements that create a whirl of color.
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Travel + Leisure

Flower-carpeted 55 acres complete with traditional Japanese, Italian, and English rose sections. Full review →

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