BOOK STORES IN DOWNTOWN VICTORIA

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BOOK STORES IN DOWNTOWN VICTORIA

Victoria has many options for book lovers in Downtown Victoria:

1.  Munro’s – 1108 Government St.

Summer Hours:  Mon – Wed 9-9, Thurs – Sat 9-9:30, Sun 9:30-6munro's

Our fine neo-classical building was designed, for the Royal Bank of Canada, in 1909 by Thomas Hooper, the architect of many of B.C.’s finest commercial and public buildings.

The beautiful coffered 24ft. ceiling closely resembles the ceiling of the porch of the great library of Ephesus built by the Romans in ancient times.

2.  Russell Books – 734 Fort St.

Hours:  Mon – Sat 9-6, Sun & Holidays 11-5russell books

2a.  Books on View – downstairs at 702 View St.

Hours:  Mon – Sat 10-5, Sunday Closed

3.  Chapters/Indigo – 1212 Douglas

Hours:  Mon – Wed 9:30-8, Thurs – Sat 9:30-9, Sunday 10-6

Very large book store that includes music, toys, electronics & much more.  Coffee shop located upstairs.

4.  Renaissance Books – 14 Bastion Square

Hours:  Mon – Sun 11-5

5.  Sorensen Books – 1027 Cook St.

Hours:  Tues – Fri 10 – 5, Sat 11-4, Sun & Holidays Closed

6.  James Bay Coffee & Books – 143 Menzies

Hours:  Sat & Sun 8:30-6, Mon/Tues 8-6, Wed 8-9, Thurs 8-6, Fri 8-10

 

Here is a map of book stores from downtown to Sidney:

About the Author:

I've lived in Victoria over 30 years and I still can't believe how great this city really is! My husband, Bruce, and I have traveled the world but coming home to Victoria is still quite often a celebration. Together, we want to share our love of the city and the area by giving you an 'insider's' insights of where to go - what to do - and how to get there!

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