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Ranked #31 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Children's Museums; Science Museums; Theaters
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 #32 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Architectural Buildings; Convention Centers; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Theaters
Waterfront complex containing hotels, a cruise ship terminal and an IMAX theater.
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Ranked #33 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #34 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #35 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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$33* and up
Ranked #36 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Set in the heart of Vancouver's beautiful Stanley Park, Klahowya Village immerses visitors in British Columbia's fascinating... more » Owner description: Set in the heart of Vancouver's beautiful Stanley Park, Klahowya Village immerses visitors in British Columbia's fascinating and thriving Aboriginal cultures. Travel through the forest on the Spirit Catcher miniature train, watch cultural performances, shop the Artisan Marketplace, and much more. Klahowya Village is now closed for the season. « less
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$61* and up
Ranked #37 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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$167* and up
Ranked #38 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
This bridge looks beautiful when it's lit up at night, a monument to Vancouver's cosmopolitan romance and sophistication.
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Ranked #39 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse district. This fresh urban neighbourhood is just an easy walk... more » Owner description: Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse district. This fresh urban neighbourhood is just an easy walk from the centre of downtown Vancouver or a quick ferry ride from Granville Island. Yaletown’s converted heritage buildings are home to some of city’s top fashion and design shops, as well as cutting edge restaurants and bars. Old loading docks act as giant sidewalks and create a unique setting for wandering, shopping, or lounging at one of the many outdoor patios. « less
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Ranked #40 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
The oldest commercial district in Vancouver, best known for its beautiful Victorian-style architecture.
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Ranked #41 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of Vancouver Island.
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$117* and up
Ranked #42 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: An oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling Chinatown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first ever... more » Owner description: An oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling Chinatown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first ever Chinese garden built outside of China and is a model of a Ming Dynasty scholar's home. It is a non-profit organization connecting cultures & communities through festivals, live music, art exhibits, theatre, education & wellness programs.In 2011, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden was named one of the "Top Ten City Gardens" in the world by National Geographic in their publication "Secret Journeys of a Lifetime". « less
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Ranked #43 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Trendy neighborhood lined with ethnic cafes and fashionably bohemian boutiques.
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Ranked #44 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches

Wreck Beach is Vancouver's famous nudist beach. Protected from prying eyes by a steep cliff and a descent of nearly 500 wooden steps, Vancouverites have been going there for... more »

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Ranked #45 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
This gothic-style cathedral has 29 beautiful stained glass windows.
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Ranked #46 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Vancouver's premier shopping boulevard is lined with restaurants serving food from all over the world.
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Ranked #47 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #48 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
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Ranked #49 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Housed in Vancouver's former city morgue, this museum displays thie history of crime and law enforcement in Vancouver.... more » Owner description: Housed in Vancouver's former city morgue, this museum displays thie history of crime and law enforcement in Vancouver. Displays include historical crimes, tools for scientific (forensic) investigation and more. « less
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Ranked #50 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Tours
Owner description: Visit the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre to make all your Vancouver plans.The Visitor Centre offers free information and... more » Owner description: Visit the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre to make all your Vancouver plans.The Visitor Centre offers free information and reservations services with exclusive savings on selected products such as attractions admissions, adventure products, sightseeing tours and lift tickets.Need a map? Want suggestions for dinner? Need help planning activities or booking a tour? We have a complete collection of current information on every aspect of Metro Vancouver.We also book accommodations across British Columbia at the best rates.The Visitor Centre is your one stop shop. Our professional, multilingual, highly trained staff can help you make the most of your Vancouver experience and plan your journeys into British Columbia and beyond.Stop by and see us! « less
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Ranked #51 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Nature and Parks
Located close to downtown, this park is a popular place to fly a kite.
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Ranked #52 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: This gallery showcases the works of over 400 artists from Canada's First Nations.Established in 1996, Coastal Peoples is a... more » Owner description: This gallery showcases the works of over 400 artists from Canada's First Nations.Established in 1996, Coastal Peoples is a leading First Nations gallery showcasing museum-quality Northwest Coast and Inuit artwork for both the curious and collectors. Recognized for representing British Columbia's master carvers, the gallery has earned a reputation for discovering a new generation of gifted artists who push the boundaries of this legendary art form.Located in two prime downtown locations - Yaletown and Gastown - the galleries are set in historic warehouse spaces and are focused on representing an unparalleled collection of contemporary art identifying the distinct styles and diverse nations inhabiting both inhabiting the communities of the Northwest and Arctic regions of Canada. « less
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Ranked #53 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Museums
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Ranked #54 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: For over fifty years, the Vancouver Maritime Museum has celebrated the profound significance of the ocean and waterways of... more » Owner description: For over fifty years, the Vancouver Maritime Museum has celebrated the profound significance of the ocean and waterways of the Pacific and Arctic. Located in on the waterfront in stunning Vanier Park, the Maritime Museum's featured attraction is the St. Roch, a National Historic Site and RCMP vessel that was the first vessel to circumnavigate North America and the only link between distant communities in the Canadian Arctic in the early 20th century. The museum also has extensive galleries of model ships, including a particularly fine bone model of the French warship Vengeur du Peuple which was built around 1800 by French prisoners of war, a Children's Maritime Discovery Centre, a recreation of the fo'c'sle (forecastle) of Vancouver's ship Discovery, an extensive collection of maritime art, the boiler of the Beaver which was the first steamship in the Pacific Northwest, and many more wonders and treasures. « less
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Ranked #55 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #56 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: History Museums; Museums

This is a great little museum to spend the afternoon in.  The Vancouver history galleries were redeveloped in the last few years and present history in a colourful and unique... more »

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Ranked #57 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Health Clubs
For a $10 fee, you can use the latest high-tech exercise equipment to get your body into shape.
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Ranked #58 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #59 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This historic home is a fine example of Queen Anne Revival architecture.
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Ranked #60 of 159 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
This downtown gothic-style cathedral is known for its beautiful set of bells.
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