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Vancouver Downtown

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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Jimmy Reid's visit to Vancouver Downtown

Believe me when I say , to a flatlander from WINNIPEG , , MANITOBA , Vancouver is one of , if not the most vibrant city's in the world , tons of fun , exciting things... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Believe me when I say , to a flatlander from WINNIPEG , , MANITOBA , Vancouver is one of , if not the most vibrant city's in the world , tons of fun , exciting things to experience , for everyone ! Jimmy Reid

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

big shops, malls, and over priced tourist attraction is what downtown Vancouver offers. Nothing too interesting for the locals any more. Big name brands and stores such as Holt Renfrew have taken over the landscape and not affordable to local, but to the elite rich tourists. Sign of the times...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Downtown is great! Good shops, restaurants and easy to get to via public bus system. Great views of the waterfront and you can take the ferry to the north side. Friendly people at the train station to help you navigate their public transportation system.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy with lots of different places. You can get everywhere with a bus only hope it drops you off at the right place LOL But very affordable just make sure you have COINS!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You'll find your typical chain shops and restaurants in downtown Vancouver; however, was great to eat some really fresh and reasonably-priced sushi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The downtown core just offers so much for the traveller. You have the benefit of almost everything you could want for a holiday. If you are staying in one of the downtown hotels, you can walk to almost anywhere for a meal or shopping. You have beautiful English Bay and its eateries at your fingertips as well as gorgeous Stanley... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vancouver is a great city and has a lot of attractions that are suitable for families. However, it has its own issues that you might encounter. In general, it is safe and tourist worthy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole facade of downtown Vancouver is cosmopolitan and modern, we had a great time in its varied restaurants, we found that we particularly enjoyed Korean cuisine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots to do and I wish I had more time to see everything, easy to get around the City on public transport, really enjoyed my day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vancouver is regularly placed in the top 5 cities to live in the world and I can understand why. It has a wonderful mix of residential, commercial, shopping, restaurants and leisure areas. The choice of restaurants is excellent and the quality is also very good. There are excellent parks and beaches within minutes walk. Once you are off the main... More 

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Downtown
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping options. However, located right on the waterfront of Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also popular public meeting spot, with a massive public library and convention center attracting a bevy of visitors both local and not, as well as a hotspot for the arts, being home to some of Vancouver's most cutting-edge galleries. With behemoth architecture and a professional air, Downtown means business.