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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Description: More residential than business.
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Downtown

Very busy, we took a hopper bus around to see the place and it was great. You can get on / off at different spots and catch another bus later. Good way to see the place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Rhondda, S.Wales
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Rhondda, S.Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Very busy, we took a hopper bus around to see the place and it was great. You can get on / off at different spots and catch another bus later. Good way to see the place.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I was surprised to see so many people begging and sleeping in shop doorways. I had expected Canada to be better than this. Compare to the area of "Yaletown"... which is up-bear, up-market and alive! Jc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Vancouver is beautiful and a great city.They have a homeless problem yes but so do many large cities.This should not deter you from a visit to Canada's best metropolis. From the great people to the scenery and views, the restaurants to the art, the transportation to the nightlife, the city has always been one of my favorites. So much to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

VAncouver has a right to call itself one of the best places to live and the downtown area epitomizes why. It has historical buildings and new ultra modern architecture. It has a building style that works well with the west coast weather and uses many natural materials and colours. It has a street layout that makes much use of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Honestly, I was a bit underwhelmed with Vancouver I had heard it was pricey, but it was expensive beyond expectations. Everything cost a fortune from food to drinks to attractions. The weather here is one of the best kept secrets, I think. Temp is pretty moderate year round. They get more rain and clouds than I care for, but I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We decided to explore downtown by foot when we first got to Vancouver and were surprised and saddened by the homelessness and poverty in the city. In Gastown we actually felt so intimidated that we turned 180 and walk back the way we had came (this is at around 10am). If you want to see downtown use a sightseeing bus,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Having covered Canada from East to West , Vancouver is the most beautiful city by far. The views with the mountains always in the background and water always nearby, beautiful Parks and a very efficient transport system make this the number one city for tourists in Canada. The only problem I had was with the large number of homeless people.... More 

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Kamloops
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

So much to see and do and so little time ;-) Wonderful place to spend time with family and friends and take in the shops, little coffee shops, the harbour and travel conveniently to other parts of the city if you like to see more. Take enough time when visiting, we have to come back and see more!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Close proximity to waterfront and marinas.Lots of good restaurant choices. A safe and cosmopolitan city.

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I had a free afternoon after a meeting, and went for a walk. The city is beautiful, and the waterfront is long and nice to walk. Lots of places to eat, shops, and attractions, a really nice city!

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