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  • 26. Science World

    4 out of 5 stars

    I actually had never been inside of Science World until my family came to visit last October (2012). They had a free weekend and it happened to be a rainy weekend, so this was a perfect opportunity to...

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  • 27. Dr Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens

    4 out of 5 stars

    Located next to the Chinese Cultural Central, (the one with the green roof), is the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The first of its kind, outside of China, the garden was built in 1986, and...

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  • 28. Lions Gate Bridge

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Lions Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects Vancouver to its northern suburbs. We crossed under it on our cruise ship as we departed from Vancouver to begin our trip towards Alaska. The...

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  • 29. Vancouver Public Library

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    As you wander downtown you may come across this beautiful modern looking arena in the middle of the city. If that's the case, you just bumped into the Vancouver Public Library. This building opened...

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  • 30. Seawall, the

    Harry Winston Jerome was a native of North Vancouver and star track runner. He Competed for Canada in the 1960, 1964 and 1968 summer Olympics. at one point he was the only athlete to hold the world...

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  • 31. False Creek

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    False Creek is on the south shore of Downtown Vancouver with fantastically expensive appartment blocks overlooking the water. There are colourful tiny ferry boats which can take only about 8 people at...

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  • 32. Vancouver Art Gallery

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    While driving downtown Vancouver, I saw a lot of flags of "Dali and Monet" -a marketing strategy of the the Vancouver Museum to attract visitors. The famous works of Salvador Dali and Oscar Claude...

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  • 33. Whistler

    If you will have a car, or can get your hands on a car, even for a day while in Vancouver, you absolutely MUST take a drive to Whistler. We went in late April on a Saturday and the weather was perfect...

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  • 34. Nitobe Memorial Japanese Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    If you enjoy a pleasant stroll through a beautiful garden, then you are really going to like Nitobe Memorial Japanese Gardens. Named for well respected diplomat, scholar, educator, and writer, Igazo...

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  • 35. Illuminares Lantern Festival

    For one day in July or August every year at TROUT LAKE near COMMERCIAL DRIVE, a group called "Public Dreamers" puts together "ILLUMINARES." This is a wonderous evening of tribal music, fire dancing...

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  • 36. Capilano Salmon Hatchery

    4 out of 5 stars

    Capilano River Regional Park is located in North Vancouver and beautiful park with several hiking trails, a Salmon Hatchery and a lush temperate rainforest. One of the trails starts near the Salmon...

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  • 37. Whytecliff Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Overlooking Howe Sound you will have tremendous view if the sky is blue... Keep an eye for bald eagles, and if you are really lucky some killer whales (orca). People come to scuba dive here, and just...

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  • 38. BC Place Stadium

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It is the giant marshmallow you see on Vancouver's landscape. Inside of it there's the BC Sports Hall of fame and Museum which shows the history of the city sport's celebrities. its home of...

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  • 39. PNE & Playland

    Every year at the end of the summer holidays there it means it's time to brace yourself for disco dogs and deep fried anything you can think of and head to the annual Pacific National Exhibition in...

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  • 40. Lighthouse Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I'd recommend Lighthouse Park to visitors who want to experience an enjoyable and easy hike through an old growth temperate rainforest within a short drive from downtown Vancouver. What most...

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  • 41. Spanish Bank

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Spanish Banks is a beautiful place to relax. Whether its the winter or summer make sure you come out. In the summer make sure you get their early to get parking. Their are stands where you can buy...

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  • 42. UBC Botanical Garden

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Botanic Garden on the campus of the University of British Columbia is a real delight. If you're tired of cities and traffic and noise and rushing around, THIS is the place you need to go. Set on...

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  • 43. Vancouver Maritime Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    I am still disturbed and troubled after a visit to The Vancouver Maritime Museum. They have a new exhibit called Scrimshaw which features numerous images of an inappropriate sexual nature on tusks....

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  • 44. Steveston

    Steveston was originally a small town near Vancouver, British Columbia, but has since been absorbed into the city of Richmond, British Columbia, a community in the Greater Vancouver Regional District....

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  • 45. Second Beach

    Located half way between English Bay and Third Beach along the west coast of Stanley Park is Second Beach. It's here just west of Stanley Park's Lost Lagoon where you'll find a small sandy beach, a...

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  • 46. HR MacMillan Space Centre

    3 out of 5 stars

    The Vancouver Museum, which is located in the same building as the HR Macmillan Space Centre, is an excellent museum that walks you through the history of the city of Vancouver and the area around it....

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  • 47. Lonsdale Quay

    Take the Seabus which goes from Vancouver (the foot of Granville Street) to North Vancouver. 13 minute trip across the harbor costs only C$2.50 and gives a wonderful perspective on why people love to...

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  • 48. Harrison Hot Springs

    About an hour and a half outside of Vancouver, Harrison is a great place to visit as either a couple, or as a family! Though we have been to Harrison a few times, we've never actually been in the Hot...

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  • 49. Vancouver Island

    The ferry trip to the Island is very relaxing. The ferries are clean and spacious. Especially the newer ones. You can board the ferry either with your car or as a foot passenger. During peak times, it...

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  • 50. Vancouver Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This museum is dedicated to the history of Vancouver from its original founding to current day. A large part of the museum is currently given over to the history of bike transportation in the city and...

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