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Vancouver Private Day Tour and Capilano Suspension Bridge
"Experience the beauty of the Pacific on this 5-hour private tour in the comfort of a private SUV with sunroof. Forget about crowded buses or following other people's timelines. On this private tour get to know the places that interest you and suit the needs of your group or family. Be a traveler not a tourist. Your Vancouver day trip starts with pickup from your hotel. Your private local guide will give you a comprehensive tour of Vancouver's major attractions and highlights such as Stanley Park Chinatown Gastown and Granville Park.  Then drive over the beautiful Lion’s Gate Bridge
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Vancouver City Tour Including Capilano Suspension Bridge
"Your half-day Vancouver city tour starts with pickup in the late morning from your downtown Vancouver hotel. Aboard a comfortable coach travel through Vancouver to Canada Place Robson Street and Stanley Park where you’ll stop to view the renowned totem poles. After crossing the historic Lions Gate Bridge and passing Cleveland Bridge – offering great views of Capilano Lake – make your way to the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge. You’ll enjoy bird’s-eye v do the Cliffwalk which takes you on a thrilling journey by foot along a series of suspended walkways jutting out from the granite cliff face above the Capilano River! You’ll also have time at this attraction to browse the shops and enjoy lunch (own expense). Afterwar continue your coach tour to Granville Island for time to explore the public market
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Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Board a classic turn-of-the-century trolley at any of the 34 stops and enjoy live commentary as you see Vancouver’s most noteworthy attractions. You can hop on and off as many times as you like for a 1-day or consecutive 2-day period. Buses run from morn giving you flexibility to discover the city at a pace that suits your schedule. In the summer the route covers two loops Green and Red which are combined into one super loop during the winter. (See below for a full list of stops.) Both routes begin at Canada Place a convention center built for Expo ’86. The Green Route then travels through West End before winding through Stanley Park 1
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Chinatown Tips (51)

A reflection of itself

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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iandsmith
Jun 25, 2016

Chinatown

Chinese immigrants settled in what was known as Shanghai Alley and Canton Alley at the turn of the century. By 1890, Shanghai Alley was home to more than 1,000 Chinese residents. Much of the...
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apbeaches
Feb 07, 2016

A reflection of itself

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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iandsmith
Nov 14, 2015

Chinatown -Monument to Canadian Chinese

Just outside the side entrance of Sun Yat Sen Park on Keefer and Columbia Streets is the monument to Canadian Chinese. This monument is dedicated to the achievements of the Canadian Chinese. There are...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Chinatown - Dr Sun Yat Sen Park and Gardens

Sun Yat Sen is the founding father of modern China. He helped overthrow the Qing Dynasty. He visited Vancouver to raise funds for revolution among the population of Vancouver's Chinatown. On Carrall...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Chinatown

Despite, or maybe even because of, the fact I live in Hong Kong I really like to visit Chinatowns in cities that have them. Vancouver's Chinatown was one of the best I have seen. It is the third...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Canada's Largest Chinatown

Between 1890 and 1920, thousands of Chinese immigrants settled in what would become, Canada's largest Chinatown.The arrival of Chinese immigrants to Vancouver, helped put the city on a global map, as...
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briantravelman
Jul 11, 2014

The Monument Of Canadian Chinese

This beautiful monument, is located in front of the Chinese Cultural Center. It is shaped like the Chinese character, "zhong", which symbolizes Chinese moderation and harmony.The two bronze statues...
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briantravelman
Jul 11, 2014

Chinatown Vancouver

Vancouver's Chinatown is the largest Chinatown in Canada, and one of the most historic in North America. Located in the centre of the city, it is surrounded by Gastown and the downtown. Its a popular...
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Arial_27
Mar 16, 2014

Sam Kee Building

Listed in the Guinness book of world records as the narrowest building. It came about when the city took a majority of the land to widen Pender Street but the owner refused to give up his dreams and...
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Jim_Eliason
Aug 18, 2013

Chinatown

The largest Chinatown in Canada. It should be no great surprise given Vancouver's location as an entry point from Asia to Canada. There has been a large Chinese community in Vancouver for generations,...
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GentleSpirit
Apr 22, 2013

Take a stroll through Chinatown

Chinatown is located between Carral Street and Gore Avenue in downtown Vancouver. It is North America's second largest Chinese community after San Francisco's. The first Chinese arrived in 1858,...
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Jan 24, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Chinatown

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Dr Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens

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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Science World

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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Gastown

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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The Rocky Mountaineer Train

NOTE: The address below is the address of the Rocky Mountaineer station. Some of the tips on the VT web site give the address of the headquarters office, which is several blocks away. Rocky...
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BC Place Stadium

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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Vancouver Lookout (Harbour Centre)

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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Getting to Chinatown

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Keefer Street, Vancouver

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