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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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Perfect sunny afternoon

Great place to eat and do a little grocery shopping at the market. Lots of great restaurants (ie. Bridges) and entertainment options. Only negative is parking can be a nightmare... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Great place to eat and do a little grocery shopping at the market. Lots of great restaurants (ie. Bridges) and entertainment options. Only negative is parking can be a nightmare. If you are staying at a downtown hotel, grab the Granville island ferry over rather than driving - great & affordable way to see the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We arrived by ferry, little expensive for what it is, but better than any other way! It is just a fun place to wander round and hang out. Loads of things to look at and experience and buy with genuinely nice people everywhere. We also went to the Improv which was OK and fun with a few giggles and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Bring all of your market bags - this place is awesome and so much more than a tourist trap. The wine shop and the whiskey distillery are great, but the bakery - A Bread Affair - is fantastic. If you like cookies or brioche you won't go wrong here. Be sure to try the ginger molasses cookie (my favorite -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This place is "eye candy" for everyone. Great place to shop. The fruit was especially fresh and beautiful.......tasted good too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I love Granville Island. Great place to bring kids (the Children's Market is full of amazing things for kids). There is a shop for magic tricks - needed something for a 5 year old and the guy from the shop was fantastic at finding ideas and testing them out for us right in the shop. Also the public market is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. Nice small fresh food market which also has nice eateries (had a great taco). Bought fresh black and golden berries together. Saw a lunchtime play at one of the theatres. Took a water bus back to Yaletown. What's not to love.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I love to walk to Granville Island and always feel happy there since you always have something marvellous to feast your eyes upon - whether it is the stunning environment or simply the colours and bustle of the market. I love it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I bought a couple of toys for my children (both 12 years old). Some fancy pen and light up doodle pads. Spent over $50.00. They were both no longer working within an hour of leaving. Would not take them back and would not refund. They offered us a credit which was bullcrap and useless as we were catching a flight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Lots of shops and unique items. The Granville Island Brewery is definitely worth a stop too. It was raining when I came here- but there was plenty to see inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Something you definitely cannot miss when going to Vancouver. A great market with tons of interesting food, lots of cute shops and restaurants!

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