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Fan Tan Alley

| Chinatown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R4, Canada
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This unique alley located in Chinatown between Fisgard & Johnson streets. There are numerous shops & stores located along this narrow alley.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Chinatown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R4, Canada
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"interesting shops"
in 11 reviews
"narrowest street"
in 9 reviews
"chinatown area"
in 4 reviews
"chocolate shop"
in 5 reviews
"chinese lanterns"
in 2 reviews
"visiting chinatown"
in 2 reviews
"both sides"
in 5 reviews
"harry potter"
in 2 reviews
"boutique shops"
in 2 reviews
"interesting piece of history"
in 2 reviews
"fisgard street"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 3 reviews
"victoria's history"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"great history"
in 2 reviews
"walking tour"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
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Reviewed today

I gave it five stars because it lived up to its billing - smallest street in Canada. It has a few shops lining it. It is a unique way to enter Chinatown and unless you buy in a shop, free.

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed yesterday

Don’t go out of your way to see this, however if in China town then worth a walk down. It’s exactly what it says a narrow alley with shops etc off it, takes 2 minutes!

Thank Toffeeblue
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This little spot changes all the time. There is an eclectic group of businesses and I enjoy the trip through here every time. Well worth popping through!

Thank Pam S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On your visit to Chinatown take the time to look at the alley. The alley is very narrow and has an interesting history to it. Very arrow for sure and quite fun.

Thank BoboTravlr
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I found this via the Grayline tour. It’s the narrowest Street in Victoria, only 3 and one half feet wide. It’s filled with lots of interesting little shops in the middle of China Town. It’s worth the walk through the area.

Thank DoloresJacoby
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting. We did the walking tour and learned about how the Chinese influenced the development of Victoria. And a tasty surprise was included in the tour.

Thank mhs138
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really picturesque, narrow alley, lined with interesting small shops. We bought used CDs at The Turntable, where the guys working there are super nice. Also interesting clothes and chachkas can be bought in the alley.

Thank annekitaeff
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our boys, ages 6-12 enjoyed our excursion through Chinatown. Unique shops, tasty restaurants, wonderful photo ops. This is an easy walk from the inner harbor. And a good way to walk off those vacation calories.

Thank 167lillet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ate Ice Cream at Kid Sister's in the alley and this is an important part of Victoria history; see it.

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chinatown is a very small area - one street! Mostly modern shops, but the history of the area is interesting! We enjoyed a short visit here!

Thank Victoria L
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