Victoria Landmarks

By Lee Maddison

The Homecoming 

Victoria, B.C. Landmark

Here’s a beautiful Victoria Monument by sculptor Nathan Scott. Located along the causeway by the scenic inner harbour of downtown Victoria, British Columbia. It was unveiled in 2010 to celebrate the 100th year of the Canadian Navy, and is a moving tribute to officers coming home to loved ones.

Photo by Lee Maddison – Summer of 2016 – Posted to Facebook – @citytop10

“Millennium Peace” A Touchstone of Gratitude

Victoria, B.C. Landmark

millennium-peace%22-monument-city-top-10The “Millennium Peace” Monument is a beautiful touchstone of gratitude located at Clover Point in Victoria, British Columbia.

“From many directions we have come
At peace with Nature we are one
Always Free – Semper Liber.”
A gift to all the people from Maarten & Nadina Shaddelee

Earth Day April 22nd 2000 – Photo by Lee Maddison Posted to Instagram – @citytop10

A Mother Orca and Her Calf

Victoria, B.C. Landmark


This beautiful hedge displaying an Orca mother and her calf is one of the most photographed sculptures by visiting tourists to the picturesque inner harbour of Victoria, British Columbia.

Photo taken in the summer of 2016 by Lee Maddison – Posted to Instagram – @citytop10

The Big Wooden Scuba Diver

Victoria, B.C. Landmarkthe-big-wooden-scuba-diver-citytop10

The Big Wooden Scuba Diver located in the city of Sidney Victoria, British Columbia. The diver was carved from a single, 80-foot tall standing red cedar tree by Alan C. Porter in the mid-1980s, then donated to the town by the Hotel Sidney-now the Sidney Waterfront Inn and Spa.

Photo taken in the summer of 2016 by Lee Maddison – Posted to Instagram – @citytop10

       The Big Old Anchor 

      Victoria, B.C. Landmark

The big old black anchor sits on top of the rocky shoreline at Saxe Point Park in Esquimalt, British Columbia. Olympic mountain range is seen in the back ground. This photo was taken on a beautiful spring day April 2016 by Lee Maddison

    The Butchart Gardens

    Victoria, B.C. Landmark

The Butchart Gardens is one of the top tourist attractions in Brentwood Bay, Victoria, British Columbia and ranked by USA Today, CNN and National Geographic as one of the top display gardens in the World. The 55 acre group of floral display gardens receive over a million visitors each year.

Sunset at Ogden Point

Victoria, B.C. Landmark

A beautiful sunset in September along the waterfront at the breakwater near the Ogden Point Cruise Ship Terminal. The Norwegian Jewel docked in the distance. Photo captured by Lee Maddison @ City Top 10 September 2018.

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