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Ranked #1 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
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 #3 of 149 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 #4 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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Ranked #5 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
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 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Trams; Other

(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 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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 149 attractions in Vancouver
Built in 1927, this restored theater is home to the Vancouver Symphony.
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Ranked #9 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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 #10 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Comedy Clubs; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Vancouver TheatreSports League is a pillar of the Vancouver performing arts scene and a worldwide phenomenon, producing and... more » Owner description: Vancouver TheatreSports League is a pillar of the Vancouver performing arts scene and a worldwide phenomenon, producing and staging some of the most daring and innovative improv in the world. « less
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Ranked #11 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Islands; Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
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Ranked #12 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Peaceful harbor and dock, perfect for boating.
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Ranked #13 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Libraries; Cultural
A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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Ranked #14 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
More residential than business.
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Ranked #15 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Convention Centers; Other
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 #16 of 149 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 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
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Category: Educational Sites; Zoos/Aquariums
This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from belugas to sharks.
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Ranked #19 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Beautiful forest laced with well-marked trails for hiking and running.
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Ranked #20 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #22 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Architectural Buildings; Gardens; Outdoors
Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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Ranked #23 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
Where passion meets knowledge. Professional training with a timeline that fits your budget.
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Ranked #24 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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 #25 of 149 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 #26 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #28 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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 #29 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Children's Museums; Science Museums; Theaters; Museums
Owner description: Science World at TELUS World of Science ignites the imagination with hands-on interactive exhibits, jaw-dropping live science... more » Owner description: Science World at TELUS World of Science ignites the imagination with hands-on interactive exhibits, jaw-dropping live science shows, and the giant-screen OMNIMAX(R) Theatre. Fun for all ages, Science World is sure to jumpstart your imagination. « less
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Ranked #30 of 149 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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