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“Never miss going here when in Vancouver”
Review of Granville Island

Granville Island
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$161.29*
and up
Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Wine Tasting
Ranked #4 of 349 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
Kelowna
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Never miss going here when in Vancouver”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Every time I go to Vancouver, I make sure to get down to the Granville Island market. Even on a rainy day it is fun. The setting is spectacular and there is a large variety of things to see and do- from the market, to the restaurants, Children's market area, theatre, art galleries etc. And riding the False Creek Ferries makes it even more special. Go early and grab a coffee and breakfast and wander around for a while....

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Would be nice in Summer”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Quite busy, even in winter. There's a brewery, the Emily Carr university and a few souvenier shops. Apparently there's talented (they audition) buskers in the warmer months.

Visited February 2013
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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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“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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