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South Granville

Address: Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J3, Canada
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Ranked #61 of 159 Attractions in Vancouver
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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Watlington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Don't miss out on any part of granville. It is a very pretty place with lots to do. The weather was good to us whilst we were in Vancouver. It only rained on the day we left

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Montreal, Canada
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170 reviews 170 reviews
75 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a wonderful way to spend an hour or two. Lots of good art, antiques, and fashion stores. Along with places to heat. Being an uphill walk (depending on your direction), it is a good work out. As for parking, look on the side streets, usually there are 2-3 hour spots for free. Otherwise there is paid parking near... More 

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161 reviews 161 reviews
26 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I grew up and lived in Kits for over 20 years. Walking the south Granville area was atreat on a rainy weekend. There seemed to be stalwart resstaurants in the area -Normandie and Szazz's are long gone.

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Toronto, Canada
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372 reviews 372 reviews
93 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

But if you are looking for the big name American furniture stores, this is where you will find them. Lots of art galleries from local to Picasso limited editions. Restaurants and cafés, banks and book stores, cooking stuff stores, hair salons. Easy access by bus. Paid parking. Very walkable rain or shine. Enjoy!

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Vancouver, BC
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103 reviews 103 reviews
50 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

South Granville contains many retail stores and restaurants, but locally it's known primarily for the various art and antique stores. Sure, the proprietors may come across as pretentious and snobby, and treat you like dirt if you're not wearing the right kind of shoes/clothing, but that's part of what makes this a distinctive neighbourhood. So throw on some flip flops... More 

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131 reviews 131 reviews
59 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We spent a morning wandering around South Granville and thoroughly enjoyed it. There are lots of great independent stores as well as a large Chapters Store and some other chains like Anthropologie and the US kitchen store Williams Sonoma. Easy to get to from Downtown - straight down Granville Street on the number 10. You'll need change for the bus...... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

A first class selection of stores including designer clothing and shoes, furniture and décor, glasses and books. Love walking along this 6 or 7 blocks, even just for window shopping.

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Richmond, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Nice shopping area with many varieties of shops.Good eating places.Stanley theatre in the middle.A great palece to spend an afternoon

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136 reviews 136 reviews
18 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

It has shops (boutique and expensive) a small library - some scattered coffee shops and a large grocery store - but a real mix-bag that could be found a bit more affordable in Kits or Commercial Drive or Main Street

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

For medium to high end, this "village" lacks a feel of a "village area". Just like any ordinary strip mall. A number of store assistance lack quality service experience, snobby and are more concerned in how much "money we were prepared to drop". Lack of class.

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