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Vancouver Downtown

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #16 of 188 Attractions in Vancouver
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Type: Neighborhoods
Description: More residential than business.
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Granite Bay, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
37 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We go out of our way to travel from California to Vancouver 3-4 tines a year. The downtown area is easy to get around in. I especially like the concert venues here. We have been to the Orpheum, the Vougue, Queen Elizabeth, and the Commodore Ballroom tomorrow

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Penngrove, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Easy to find a museum, a department store, a food court, a unique boutique. This is such an easy city to stroll about. People are busy but don't rush and cars don't threaten to knock one over. I am not one to vacation in cities, but I will return to Vancouver.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Great mix between modern and traditional. There are a variety of stores, and a lot of place to eat. Even just walking around downtown is great. If you continue to walk all the way to the water, there is a great view that is not to be missed.

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Chengdu, China
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The downtown core of Vancouver is very small and to be honest there are just mid-to up scale restaurants and offices, alongside a few malls. Nothing really special. The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is nice for a drink but there are so many nicer more interesting places outside of the city, even if you just go a bit farther east into... More

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Iowa
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227 reviews 227 reviews
82 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Downtown Vancouver is a nice mix of traditional and new buildings and style. They have made civic decision to keep the downtown streets at street level and not have major highways skirting above everything. This makes the driving the crowded at times, but the city much better. Its a great walking city with a lot of great shops and restaurants.

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Houston, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Great views and plenty of restaurants with various types of food choices. The couple of places we ate offered great service at reasonable prices.

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St Helens
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

all the shops and malls you could ask for, or should I say, the wife could ask for!! Gastown is also close by and worth a visit

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Limerick, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Downtown, although busy is pretty relaxed compared to many other cities, not too crowded. Very clean, easy to walk around. Good variety of shops and eating places to cater for every taste. Very safe to walk around.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Many high end and popular retail shops to stroll in and out of within walking distance to our hotel. Clean streets, felt safe walking with family of teenagers. Lots of outdoor public seating all the better to people watch in this international city.

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Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The city is clean, neat and beautiful. Lots of atmosphere but tidy. Various shops and fast food. I love it.

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