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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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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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Toronto
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222 reviews 222 reviews
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Vancouver is divided in to two downtown areas populated by the haves and have nots. East Hastings St is a stark contrast to Gastown and Georgia where there are some beautiful condominiums. While I love Vancouver, the poverty on the east side is simply a sad sight. Do not go for a walk in that area as a tourist at... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Downtown Vancouver can easily be seen on foot. Just pick up a map from the tourist information centre and make your own way around. Plenty of shops and restaurants to keep you entertained.

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

we really felt at home here; busy enough but not too crowded or messy; lots of interesting stores and places to eat; friendly people and easily navigated; we felt safe everywhere!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Lots of places to shop, eat, and walk around. Vancouver is a lovely city and I'm so happy I got to see it.

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