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The Empress Hotel
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Floral orca next to the Empress Hotel

Floral orca next to the Empress Hotel

A permanent floral sculpture in the form of a killer whale (orca) at the west end of the Empress Hotel gardens.

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: August 12, 2016

Broad lawns east of the Empress Hotel

Broad lawns east of the Empress Hotel

Sweeping green spaces connect all the historic and public buildings around the east end of Victoria's Inner Harbour.

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: August 12, 2016

The Empress Hotel

The Empress Hotel

The Empress Hotel was built by the Canadian Pacific as the terminus for the steamship line - being on an island the railroad did not reach Victoria. Begun in 1904, it was expanded in stages, and extensively renovated in the 1960's and 80's.

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: August 12, 2016

The statue of Captain Cook stands opposite the Empress Hotel

The statue of Captain Cook stands opposite the Empress Hotel

The statue of Captain Cook stands opposite the Empress Hotel

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: July 22, 2000

The Empress, one of the grand Canadian Pacific

The Empress, one of the grand Canadian Pacific "chateau" hotels

The Empress, one of the grand Canadian Pacific "chateau" hotels

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: July 22, 2000

Arbutus (also known as madrone) trees growing next to the Empress

Arbutus (also known as madrone) trees growing next to the Empress

Arbutus (also known as madrone) trees growing next to the Empress

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: July 22, 2000

The Victoria Convention Center attaches to the back of the Empress Hotel

The Victoria Convention Center attaches to the back of the Empress Hotel

The Victoria Convention Center attaches to the back of the Empress Hotel

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: July 22, 2000

Inside the Victoria Convention Center

Inside the Victoria Convention Center

Inside the Victoria Convention Center

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date photographed: July 22, 2000

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