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Vancouver Downtown

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #17 of 184 Attractions in Vancouver
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: More residential than business.
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LosBalcones
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Vancouver downtown is excellent for travellers. You have wonderful shops if that is your thing as well as a great selection of hotels and restaurants. The magnet for most is Gastown the area where Vancouver originated. It is again a wonderful area with a whole variety of eateries. Canada Place on the waterfront allows you to get up close to... More

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

So many down & outs, seemed like they were on every corner and outside so many food places. One area near Gastown was the scariest place I've ever been to, almost exclusively populated by drunks or junkies, we were intending to visit the Police Museum but had to turn back.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

What an experience when you visit Vancouver.. such a fabulous place with so much to see and do. Guided bus tours are a must, you get to see so much of Vancouver, and such informative bus drivers, hilarious too.. a visit to Grenville Island the floating market is a must...

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

That is usually the problem, many choices for both food and shopping. There is something for everyone to find, nice wide variety of shopping and restaurants (coffee, ethnic, cheap or chic). Good place to people watch and be one of the people to watch. Nice that they have many perimeter parks and many pathways along the waterways so if you... More

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Arrived in Vancouver September 2014 en route for the ferry to Nanaimo BC, walked around town, gastown, and shopped for souvenirs.

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Irvine, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Best way to visit Downtown - stroll. Start with locating LL Bean for coffee to discuss how you will tackle the many interesting and fun sights of Vancouver/Downtown

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Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We took a bus tour around the city. The city has a huge proportion of people living in condominiums in the center. It looks very very affluent. We saw old town which was old. We also went through what used to be a huge bustling place. Bust since there are so many Chinese immigrating the Chinese population and their shops... More

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Florida
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163 reviews 163 reviews
54 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

there are some many great places to visit in downtown Vancouver it would be hard to list. Everything is within walking distance and there is no need for a personal car. The local bus, trolly and sky train makes it easy to get around. Felt very safe walking here even at night.

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Rhode Island
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183 reviews 183 reviews
140 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is easily one of my favorite cities. We arrived via cruise ship and left from the airport. The port area is well maintained and was easy to maneuver, and the airport was also a breeze. It is a beautiful city with lots of things to do and see for people of all ages. It has a wonderful location with... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Browse at night on the weekend there are so many pubs and restaurants to choose from in downtown Vancouver. Buskers are everywhere on the street some are worth listening

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