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Vancouver Downtown

Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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$33*
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Ranked #10 of 336 things to do in Vancouver
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Owner description: More residential than business.
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Owner description: More residential than business.
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Kelowna, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

What can I say, downtown Vancouver has just about everything to please everyone, so much to do from nightlife to shopping to events, just a great place to spend some time

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San Jose, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I have to admit, I get a feeling when I visit a new place and Vancouver gave me that welcoming hometown feel. The people were so friendly and the city was easy to navigate. Coffee is easy to find....a coffee house on every corner...no lie! I love love love Vancouver. Love it so much, I could really live there.

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Pickering, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Definitely bring your walking shoes! We walked an average of 10km a day. The city felt safe and was easy to navigate with tonnes of stuff to see and do locally. Great variety of restaurants for all budgets and don't miss the Japadog food trucks - the shrimp dog was very good. There are about 1 million Starbucks (fine for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
7 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Vancouver seems to be a very walkable city. The downtown area includes a great shopping strip on Robson Street. There are tons of hotels, restaurants, etc. The transit system seems to be good for getting to other parts of the city. My biggest complaint was that the high rise buildings block the sun!

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I recently moved out of Vancouver after living there for 20 years. Many people ask why, assuming I will answer with stories of busy traffic, noisy neighborhoods or expensive housing. I am sure those things may exist but not for me. I only left for new adventures. Vancouver is a walkable city with moderate weather, friendly people and fantastic restaurants.... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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182 reviews 182 reviews
36 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I was raised in Vancouver and loved the city and was very sad to see what has become of Vancouver. The sky line has changed immensely to the point that while downtown is now super windy and dark. What is worse though is how dirty the streets are. Over the last year we have been in many cities across the... More 

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Snyder, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I'm from Texas so am hard pressed to be totally wowed but I adore Vancouver! Fresh food everywhere, walking or biking to everything! So much culture plus the movie industry(which I also love) films any & everywhere possible! Pick a tv series & most likely they film in Vancouver!

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Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It is in the heart of downtown. Walking distance to most of downtown. Complete Section for New books, Newest DVD and Blue rays, from Religion to Psychology to Arts & History etc. The staff are very courteous and helpful. It opens late. Lots of Computers.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I was born in British Columbia, in the Lower Mainland, where Vancouver is situated. I moved to the downtown Vancouver area almost 3 years ago (in the West End). It is so magnificent, with English Bay 6 minutes away, Stanley Park 8 minutes, the Seawall 6 mins., and hiking on Grouse Mountain a short 15 minutes away. On top of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Vancouver is my home town!And what a beautiful city to have grown up in!We have our majestic mountains,water all around us,Stanley Park in the middle of our City- breathtaking.You can take a stroll through Gastown, where our visitors always love to see the Gastown Steam Clock and take a walk or an On and Off bus to see all the... More 

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