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“A special place!”
Review of Granville Island

Granville Island
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$163.98*
and up
Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Wine Tasting
Ranked #4 of 352 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Squamish
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“A special place!”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Water; boats; restaurants;tourists;bars;nightlife;stores; boutiques;history; a big bridge;mountain scenery; apartment buildings and an industrial plant - all getting along!

Visited September 2012
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Surrey, Canada
1 review
“Wonderful atmosphere Great food”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

everyone who worked there was so friendly, and they definitely had something for everyone. My granddaughter, who was nine then, loved the rock shop where she could go in the alcove and collect her own rocks

Visited May 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Food lovers paradise”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

The public market is fantastic. Great place for foodies (like me!), it has everything - breads, spices, meat, seafood. There are other places to explore too - The Granville Island Toy Company is lots of fun, the Brewery, cafes. One of my favourite stores is the Market Kitchen where you can buy anything you might need for your kitchen.

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful place”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

Spent a few hours wandering around Granville Island through the boutiques and indoor market. The fruit, vegetables, fish and meat were absolutely fantastic. I just wish I could have brought food home with me. A brilliant place brimming with art and atmosphere.

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Always love it”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

There is so much to do here from family to adults, to teens. The kids love the kids only market and the shows that are on in the theatres there are always top quality. Lunch in the market is perfect and then you can take home fresh food for dinner. It's a whole day experience. Parking can be a bit crazy on the weekends but head to the end and you'll have better luck finding a spot.

Visited October 2012
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