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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Downtown Vancouver

Lovely place to roam around and enjoy the beat and culture of the city. Waterfront is amazing. Great place to shop and eat.

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Babar K
Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely place to roam around and enjoy the beat and culture of the city. Waterfront is amazing. Great place to shop and eat.

Thank Babar K
Toronto, Canada
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Vancouver has been a second home to me. With many relatives living here and friends enjoying The Left Coast and all it has to offer, there is little bad things I can say about this city. Perhaps dirty at time but always alive and active and always welcoming.

Thank skaszab2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Im a big fan of San Francisco and New York. This city falls somewhere in between that for me. Great food, cool neighborhoods, incredible views around every corner... what's not to love?

Thank rybtap
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful city, Stanley Park a must, plus Flyover. Visit Vancouver Island especially Butchard Gardens. Good skiing in winter in the mountains.

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new delhi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is good ends at seafront amazing view of harbour centre. Nice place to roam around plenty shopping and food option available.

Thank srivastavasmnavy
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love downtown Vancouver! There's so much to see and do and all walkable! The parking is very expensive so try and avoid taking a car. Great restaurants and little bars, galleries etc...

Thank taz50
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super views at night from top of tower and a very pleasant and interesting area. Lots to do ...we had too little time to do it but well worth a visit.

Thank Chantal H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The city centre has one main street of 'good shops' and a small shopping centre and once you veer off you soon start to see lots of homeless people in doorways and on benches and notice the strange smell of 'weed'. The harbour area is very different to the city centre. My opinion for me, is that I would find... More 

Thank Macs-uk
Boulder, Colorado, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shops, not as many homeless people as I expected (could partly have been the snow weather), lots of places to choose to shop and eat

Thank Ryan C
Pemberton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have travelled to many city in world, Vancouver is my favourite city by far. It's clean, friendly, safe, beautiful, close to the mountains and has a variety of shopping, food and entertainment.

Thank Sport127

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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.
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