October 2, 2013

Parliament in Victoria, British Columbia

Photograph by Catherine Karnow, National Geographic

More than 3,300 lights outline the British Columbia Parliament buildings in Victoria, the province's capital city. Construction on the buildings began in 1893 and was completed in 1897, during Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

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