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  • 1. Gastown

    4 out of 5 stars

    I loved Gastown. I would describe it as quaint, quirky and artsy. With it's cobblestone streets, funky gift shops, cafes, bars and a great brewery (check out my other tip). You simply must visit...

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  • 2. Grouse Mountain

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We caught the bus here from Capilano Bridge. The slight drizzle turned into dense fog as we rose higher into the mountains. Check out these pictures ;o) We do not experience thick fog in Perth...

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  • 3. Stanley Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    As you may have already read on my Stanley Park Travelogue below, we were not sure if we could fit Stanley Park into our itinerary. I had seen the totem poles and a couple of other pictures and...

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  • 4. Granville Island

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We were lucky enough to stay on Granville Island. I would recommend that. Anyhow, Granville Island is great itself to wander around. It is filled with charming shops, local arts club theatre, many...

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  • 5. Chinatown

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    We stopped here because we had half an hour to spare. It was colourful, as are all Chinatowns I guess, and initially we were fascinated at the wares on show, especially the dried seafood and some of...

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  • 6. Capilano Suspension Bridge

    4 out of 5 stars

    Capilano Suspension Bridge is a 'must see' when visiting Vancouver. The bus trip from various points in the city is free so there is no excuse. We met another vt'er at Canada Place where the cruise...

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  • 7. Vancouver Aquarium

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Vancouver Aquarium is situated in Stanley Park. The highlight of my visit there was seeiing Milo the remaining sea otter of the famous youtube hand holding sea otters. Unfortunately Nyac his friend...

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  • 8. Canada Place

    4 out of 5 stars

    While a large number of people buy tickets for the Flyover Canada attraction that operates inside Canada Place, the entire exterior walkway on the west side of Canada Place includes quite a number of...

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  • 9. Lynn Canyon

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lynn Canyon is absolutely gorgeous for hikes and walks. It contains a beautiful waterfall and a suspensions and the best thing is that is free!! It's easy to access by public transportation. Many go...

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  • 10. Queen Elizabeth Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Bloedel Conservatory is located in Queen Elizabeth Park at the top of Little Mountain. It is a large dome overlooking the city and the mountains. Inside this dome is a large temperature controlled...

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  • 11. English Bay

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    English Bay Beach is one of my favorite places in Vancouver. When I was little, I used to come here with my parents and cousin, and walk around the tide pools picking up starfish. Unfortunately on...

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  • 12. Science World

    4 out of 5 stars

    Walking at False Creek you will have outstanding image is of this ball. The Science Museum of Vancouver is set in a striking building with a geodesic dome. This 47 meter high dome was built in honor...

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  • 13. Robson Street

    4 out of 5 stars

    On Robson Street between Hornby Street and Jervis Street it is hyped as a very fashionable place to visit. It is nothing more than four blocks of high priced chain stores that can be found in most...

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  • 14. Vancouver Lookout (Harbour Centre)

    4 out of 5 stars

    Almost every major city these days has some large tower with a view of the city offered. The Lookout is the Vancouver version of this attraction. The top floor is a restaurant, and the bottom floor is...

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  • 15. Coal Harbour

    4 out of 5 stars

    Coal Harbour is downtown Vancouver's most recent residential area. High-rise glass buildings have sprouted like mushrooms over the past 15 years, thus creating quite a unique cityscape - at least for...

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  • 16. Downtown Vancouver

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Christ Church Cathedral is located at 690 Burrard Street. It is opposite The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. This church belongs to the Anglican Church of Canada. The site of the church has been used as a...

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  • 17. Museum of Anthropology

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Museum of Anthropology is located on the campus of UBC (University of British Colombia.) The rate for an adult is $16.75 (2014) children under 6 are free, and there are special rates for students,...

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  • 18. Vancouver Public Library

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Vancouver Public Library is a beautiful building which looks like the colloseum . There are several cafes inside before you enter the library itself. The building was designed by Moshe Safdie...

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  • 19. Cypress Mountain

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you don't have a lot of time to get out of the city, or even if you do, but you want to find some stuff closer to Vancouver, I highly recommend taking a trip up Cypress Mountain. Located in North...

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  • 20. Yaletown

    4 out of 5 stars

    Yaletown is a great place to find good restaurants and bars. We ate there twice and I will later add restaurant reviews. Yaletown is on False Creek and you can catch ferries there. It is also home to...

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  • 21. Wreck Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    Wreck Beach is one of the nicest clothing optional beaches on the Pacific Coast. The crowd is welcoming without being obtrusive. The water is warm (was in July anyway). This is one of our 'must do's'...

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  • 22. Whale Watching

    May seem like a cheesy tourist trap thing to do but trust me, it's not. I've lived on the west coast of Canada for 18 years now and had never really experienced any of the bountiful marine life we...

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  • 23. Kitsilano

    We could have gone to Kitsilano from Granville Island by taking a ferry to the Maritime Museum but we decided we would like to walk. It was a pleasant walk around the marina and the first sight on...

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  • 24. False Creek

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    False Creek is a sea inlet that separates Downtown Vancouver from the rest of Vancouver. There are walkways around it, but we decided to explore it by ferry rather than walk. There are two companies...

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  • 25. Commercial Drive

    4 out of 5 stars

    Commercial Drive ("the Drive") used to be Vancouver's Little Italy, however, in the past few decades its identity has evolved to become Vancouver's bohemian culture pot. Think of San Francisco's...

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