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Ranked #31 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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Ranked #32 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #33 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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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Ranked #34 of 149 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 #35 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods; Cultural
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 #36 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
The oldest commercial district in Vancouver, best known for its beautiful Victorian-style architecture.
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Ranked #37 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of Vancouver Island.
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Ranked #38 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Owner description: Built in 1906, the Firehall building functioned as Vancouver's No. 1 Firehall and the first motorized Firehall until 1975... more » Owner description: Built in 1906, the Firehall building functioned as Vancouver's No. 1 Firehall and the first motorized Firehall until 1975 when the Firemen moved out and the arts moved in. After a variety of tenants the Firehall Theatre Society was formed in 1982 and currently operates as one of the busiest venues in Vancouver. « less
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Ranked #39 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

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 #40 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
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 #41 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Trendy neighborhood lined with ethnic cafes and fashionably bohemian boutiques.
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Ranked #42 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #43 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
This gothic-style cathedral has 29 beautiful stained glass windows.
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Ranked #44 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Bar/ Clubs; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #45 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
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Ranked #46 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
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Ranked #47 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Vancouver's premier shopping boulevard is lined with restaurants serving food from all over the world.
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Ranked #48 of 149 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 #49 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Located close to downtown, this park is a popular place to fly a kite.
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Ranked #50 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and sponsors a variety of different performances.
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Ranked #52 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Museums
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Ranked #53 of 149 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 #54 of 149 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 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
This historic home is a fine example of Queen Anne Revival architecture.
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Ranked #56 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
This downtown gothic-style cathedral is known for its beautiful set of bells.
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Ranked #57 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #58 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #59 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Scenic Drives; Tours; Landmarks
Owner description: An innovative way to enhance your road trip, GyPSy Guide is a small device that you plug into your car or RV stereo and it... more » Owner description: An innovative way to enhance your road trip, GyPSy Guide is a small device that you plug into your car or RV stereo and it automatically plays commentary on the best things to see and do as they come into view. A team of professional tour guides has filled GyPSy Guide with stories, facts, tips and advice to make sure you don’t miss any of the best attractions and sightseeing. The audio is recorded by real people and plays as you drive, just like listening to the radio. « less
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Ranked #60 of 149 attractions in Vancouver
Category: Horse Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
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