Government House And Gardens
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1401 Rockland Ave
Government House serves as the official residence of the Canadian monarchy's (which also happens to be the British monarchy) representative in British Columbia. It is where members of the royal family and foreign leaders are greeted and often stay when visiting Victoria. Government House hosts a number of ceremonies and functions, including inductions into the Order of British Columbia.
Much of its 36-acre grounds have been given over to gardens, including rose, iris and lily gardens, and are generally open to the public.
Government House (V09A0305)
Flower Garden at Government House (V09A0309)
While you're in the area, check out these sights:
- British Columbia Parliament, Victoria, British Columbia
- Old Victoria Customs House, Victoria, British Columbia
- Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria, British Columbia