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Craigdarroch Castle

Description: Craigdarroch Castle is a definitively Victorian experience and a shining example of a massive houses built for entrepreneurs who became wealthy during the industrial age.

In this case, the industrialist was Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish immigrant who made his fortune from Vancouver Island coal. This legendary Victorian mansion, built between 1887 and 1890 on a hill overlooking the City of Victoria, announced to the world that Robert Dunsmuir was the richest and most important man in Western Canada.

Days: Days

Duration: Full Day

Facility Information

Facility Name: Craigdarroch Castle
Phone 1: 250-592-5323
Address: 1050 Joan Crescent
Area: Victoria City
Facility Link: www.thecastle.ca/


 

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