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Vancouver Downtown

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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 6048015515
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A great place to spend a few days exploring at leisure. So many places of interest to visit and great shopping centre. The Hop on Hop off bus provides access to most of the... read more

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to spend a few days exploring at leisure. So many places of interest to visit and great shopping centre. The Hop on Hop off bus provides access to most of the downtown area and is good value for money. Buses are frequent so we did not have to wait long, although popular drop off points can get... More 

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Clare, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful city with loads of things to do & see . From the shopping streets, to the beaches & the harbour front

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Titchfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say? We walked and walked and walked and still didn't see everything! Luckily downtown vancouver is all doable by foot but there's so many interesting things to see that you easily need more time to see it all !

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This area of the city is very clean and modern with some of the best hotels in the city next to the convention center. There are many restaurants and local shops. There are excellent low cost public transport to all parts of Vancouver. A couple of blocks to the train station and the Seabus.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved Vancouver - the atmosphere is great, everywhere that we saw was clean, the people were very friendly and helpful and the public transport is amazing! The waterfront is something else, too!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good places for a walking tour. No guide is necessary. Wondeful view of the Bay and islands from the promenade along the sea. Hidroplanes tours depart from there.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Plenty of mass transit, and a few inexpensive hotels, make the city center an easy place to visit. Walk around the waterfront and watch the cruise ships sail (unless you're supposed to be on it!) We saw lots of public maps so it's easy to get around (though a little hilly) with a lot of art museums and other attractions.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are long term residents of Vancouver so slightly biased. However at 6:30 this morning I spoke with a lady from New York who was enjoying a morning cup of coffee. These are her comments, just breath taking, scenery is magnificent, air is fresh and clear, city streets are clean and everything is in order. She had just finished sending... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and clean, friendly people, trees in the streets and the harbour is right there. Great cafes on the harbour with sea views (we ate in two of them). Take a walk around the water front - if you get enthusiastic you can walk to Stanley Park.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Vancouver is a vibrant, interesting and clean city which everyone should have the opportunity of visiting. It is surrounded by mountains yet has all that a modern city has to offer.

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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.