Craigdarroch Castle

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Steeped in history, Victoria is rich in the remnants of its past. One such National Historic Site is the magnificent Craigdarroch Castle, a Scottish-Baronial mansion that is sure to enthrall history lovers and tourists alike. The castle, which features over 39 rooms, was built by the wealthy Robert Dunsmuir in the late 1800s. This structure is made of granite and houses oak staircases, tiles imported from San Francisco, and exquisite furnishings. The castle has been featured in many films and also plays hosts to theater events each year. Thanks to renovations and upkeep, the castle is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Victoria. Tour the beautiful mansion and explore this incredible Victorian marvel. Check the website for varying open days.

Location:  1050 Joan Crescent

Business hours:  Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.