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Granville Island

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Address: 1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Phone Number: 604 666 6655
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping, Dining, Arts and crafts, City walk sightseeing
Description: Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh...
Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
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Very interesting island with nice shops.

Granville Island has many small and nice shops where you can find averything you need. Very recommended is Whale Watching with Whales Vancouver

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Northeim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Granville Island has many small and nice shops where you can find averything you need. Very recommended is Whale Watching with Whales Vancouver

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We always try to come to Granville Island when in Vancouver, and yes we did again this summer. Beautiful place to hangout, checkout artsy stores, watch amazing street performers, and have a cuppa with a wide choice of mouth watering food to satisfy your taste buds or fill your tummy. Not to be missed.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

A small island where you can spend some time shopping and just relaxing. We did the walking as we were staying at Granville Street though you can take bus or the false creek route also

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

If you love food, you will love Granville island. The fresh produce is seen to be believed. The arts and crafts are unique and beautiful. Thought I would only need 1 hour on this little island but could have spent all day there. Vibrant and fun.

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North of Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

There is just so much to see and do here, everything from First Nation art galleries to cool and contemporary galleries as well as a very varied food market with fish, meat, veggies, as well as arts and craft stalls too. The variety of cooked food on offer is excellent and great value. You could easily spend half a day... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We were here on a Saturday in June. The place was lively and fun. Look at the markets and the food. Our only regret is we did not have enough to explore the entire area.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I found Granville island very interesting. Arrived via ferry. So many interesting shops, restaurants, market place huge with everything from rutabagas to rings! Lovely boats everywhere and scenic walking. Everyone so pleasant when I found myself lost!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Was so excited to visit here due to all the good reviews and hype. I left feeling like many of the shops seemed a little tacky or very overpriced. The market area is busy but interesting to explore. It's a great place to find baked goods, fresh fruit and vegetables. Dining is family friendly as there are many kiosks serving... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Came here on a group travel and loved the food market, had the best fresh home made chicken soup for lunch

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Full of so many shops, something for everyone. Great food and a fantastic market. Lots of fresh produce, flowers and crafts. It is always full of people so be ready for crowds.

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