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Vancouver Downtown

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #16 of 184 attractions in Vancouver
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: More residential than business.
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Pune, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Travelled in July 2014 with 1 senior, 2 adults, 2 kids - 3 and 8 yr. Very nice waterfront based city. Easy grid of streets. We stayed at Holiday Inn in downtown. Great restaurants close to the hotel. Went to Stanley park, pier, bay area - great places for the kids to hang out (beach, sand, walking, cycling trails, multiple... More

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Vancouver is a beautiful city--so compact--that needs to be explored. There is so much to do and so many great places to eat that you can spend days in the city and never run out of things to do! Too many people look at it as a place to "leave from" instead as a superior destination. This was our third... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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131 reviews 131 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Not impressed. We have no interest coming back except for the restaurants in the Yaletown district. We were very surprised at the number of comdominions in the area.

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Nanjing
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

On one hand, I really enjoyed the downtown area because there are so many cool shops... so many cool restaurants. I kept thinking that Vancouver was an amazing city and that I'd love to move there. On the other hand, there's a lot of homeless and there's very open and obvious drug-use. It's hard to feel safe when there's three... More

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salem ma.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

we flew to Vancouver from boston on july 20th. this was a two night stop before we boarded the rocky mountaineer train... we arrived at the Sheraton wall....and the next morning we rode on the on and off bus...so we really got to see the city.... actually we went around twice and got a wonderful feel of the city... we... More

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Newport Beach, California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
102 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Great downtown with great architecture. Tons of great places to eat, lots of fantastic museums, and located where you can experience the outdoors without having to go far.

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glasgow
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

we were based in downtown and found the city compact and easy to negotiate. Streets are all named and once you get the hang of grid system it is so easy. Most of what we wanted to see was within walking distance but there are buses and taxis aplenty. We were slightly taken aback by the number of homeless begging... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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243 reviews 243 reviews
84 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The high density, loads of art and excellent food choices as well as the population diversity makes this city pop. There is much to do and see on a bright lovely summers day and people are smiling. Vancouver is full of wonderful surprises in this very walkable, very liveable and amazingly clean waterfront city.

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Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

A lot of fun things on week ends on Granville Street. Music, food and lots of other interesting things. Even free hugs..

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

street wandering in a charming downtown core with elegance, spectacular views of the harbour & local mountains plus lots of eccentricities.

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