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Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site.
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This building was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1992. The history of how it was built and who built it is quite interesting. It was constructed in the late 1800's by a wealthy coal baron, Robert Dunsmuir for himself and his wife Joan. Robert died in 1989, 17 months before it…
Craigdarroch Castle is a definitive Victorian experience. Built between 1887 and 1890 on a hill overlooking the City of Victoria, this legendary mansion now shines over the city.
This castle is right in the neighbourhood only a five minute walk from the Eagle's Nest. This historical castle is a favourite tourist destination.
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Point of Interest
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