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Ranked #1 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the... more » Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the Seawall, a scenic, 5.5-mile path running along the water on the park's perimeter. It's just one of many trails among the park's 1,000 acres, which also house an aquarium, nature center and other recreational facilities. « less
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Ranked #2 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: ; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Museum of Anthropology, on the campus of the University of British Columbia, is an incredible collection of artifacts and... more » Owner description: The Museum of Anthropology, on the campus of the University of British Columbia, is an incredible collection of artifacts and art from around the world. « less
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Ranked #3 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Tours; Transportation
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Ranked #4 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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Ranked #5 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Situated on Little Mountain - the highest point in Vancouver proper - this former rock quarry has been converted into a... more » Owner description: Situated on Little Mountain - the highest point in Vancouver proper - this former rock quarry has been converted into a beautiful city park with flower gardens, public art, grassy knolls, and panoramic views over the city. « less
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Ranked #6 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Trams; Transportation

(First off, it should be noted that SkyTrain is not a tram - it is a fully automated, fully grade separated, 3rd-Rail metro rapid transit system for the city and metropolitan area... more »

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Ranked #7 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Owner description: This expansive beach offers fantastic picnicking opportunities, swimming, beach volleyball, or simply a panoramic view of... more » Owner description: This expansive beach offers fantastic picnicking opportunities, swimming, beach volleyball, or simply a panoramic view of Vancouver and the mountains. Spanish Banks tends to be a quieter beach which makes it very family-friendly. « less
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Ranked #8 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and... more » Owner description: Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and others. « less
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Ranked #9 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Islands; Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
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Ranked #10 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Peaceful harbor and dock, perfect for boating.
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Ranked #11 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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Ranked #12 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
More residential than business.
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Ranked #13 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #15 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: Educational Sites; Aquariums
This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from belugas to sharks.
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Ranked #16 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Downtown Vancouver's public gallery named after acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid. The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser... more » Owner description: Downtown Vancouver's public gallery named after acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid. The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection and changing exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast.Highlights include Bill Reid's stunning gold and silver jewelry, monumental sculptures and a towering totem pole by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. Visit the Gallery Gift Shop for a selection of original works and prints by local Northwest Coast artists, distinctive jewelry, accessories, books, cards and more. Located in the heart of downtown, just steps from the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Pacific Centre Mall and Canada Line skytrain City Centre Station. « less
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Ranked #17 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Located on the downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre’s two connected... more » Owner description: Located on the downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre’s two connected buildings feature 466,500 ft2 (43,340 m2) of flexible meeting, exhibition, ballroom and plenary space. As the world’s only LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certified convention centre, the facility is committed to environmental sustainability as well as unparalleled service, technology offerings and culinary excellence. Recognized globally in the industry, the Centre is the only two-time winner of the International Association of Congress Centres’ (AIPC) APEX award for “World’s Best Convention Centre”, and the recipient of the AIPC 2011Innovation Award and International Association of Venue Managers’ 2011 Venue Excellence Award. « less
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Ranked #19 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Nature and Parks
Beautiful forest laced with well-marked trails for hiking and running.
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Ranked #20 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #21 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Where passion meets knowledge. Professional training with a timeline that fits your budget.
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Ranked #22 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition is a compehensive view of  motorcycling history. Utilizing the vast Deeley motorcycle collection, the current Exhibit "Cycles and Cinema" displays a... more »

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Ranked #23 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #25 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
Owner description: BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its kind in British Columbia, hosting the province’s... more » Owner description: BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its kind in British Columbia, hosting the province’s most notable events including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. An all-new BC Place reopened in September 2011 after completing a major revitalization that included the installation of the largest cable-supported retractable roof of its kind in the world. BC Place has a seating capacity of 54,500. Today, BC Place is home to Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the BC Lions Football Club and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. BC Place is an important generator of economic activity in British Columbia, hosting world-class entertainment events, professional and amateur sport, community gatherings and exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #26 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Architectural Buildings; Gardens
Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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Ranked #27 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: A leading contemporary fine art gallery representing master Inuit, Northwest Coast and Māori artists. The gallery focuses... more » Owner description: A leading contemporary fine art gallery representing master Inuit, Northwest Coast and Māori artists. The gallery focuses on exhibitions that showcase contemporary directions in aboriginal art, including cross-cultural communication, the use of new materials (such as glass and metal), and modern interpretations of shamanism, environmental concerns, and other issues pertaining to the changing world. « less
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Ranked #28 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Owner description: This is one of Vancouver's most popular beaches offering panoramic views of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet, and the North... more » Owner description: This is one of Vancouver's most popular beaches offering panoramic views of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet, and the North Shore Mountains. Surrounded by park land, restaurants, and beautiful people, it's the quintessential Vancouver beach experience. « less
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Ranked #30 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!! Where else can you enjoy a 360 degree aerial view of... more » Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!! Where else can you enjoy a 360 degree aerial view of Vancouver, "the most beautiful city in the world"? Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator ride, whisking you 170metres (450ft) skyward to our panoramic observation deck. Enjoy vies of cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Past. Present. Future. Multi-lingual guest service members provide complimentary guided tours with fascinating facts about Vancouver's history, infrastructure, local community, current trends and future expansion. Our iconic Vancouver attraction tops the Harbour Centre complex, a recognizable landmark in the heart of downtown. « less
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