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  • Stanley Park, Vancouver

    1. Stanley Park

    Stanley park is all about the trees. It is 1000 acres of natural rainforest. The park has many walking trails. We spent more time walking round the edges than in the centre. To see it all you need...

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  • architecture, Vancouver

    2. architecture

    We walked down to West Pember Street near Coal Harbour for a good view of the harbour and marina. In the little park overlooking the seawalk there is a large piece of metal artwork "The Upside Down...

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  • Gastown, Vancouver

    3. Gastown

    Before a former riverboat captain named John Deighton came to town in 1867, Canadian mill workers had to hike ten miles through bear-infested forests to New Westminster if they wanted a drink....

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  • English Bay, Vancouver

    4. English Bay

    English Bay is also known as First Beach. It has a lovely sandy beach. The Vancouver sea wall continues past here. English Bay had some great sculptures. One of these is called A-maze-ing Laughter....

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  • Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

    5. Queen Elizabeth Park

    Queen Elizabeth Park has some lovely sculptures. One called knife edge - two piece is by Henry Moore. It is located next to the park's fountain. The other is called Photo Session and it's a lot more...

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  • Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

    6. Capilano Suspension Bridge

    One of the oldest tourist attractions in the Vancouver area is the Capilano Suspension bridge. The bridge, with aid from the other bridge walkers, sways back and forth across a canyon . Once you have...

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  • Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver

    7. Downtown Vancouver

    Need a rest from museums and sundry sightseeing? Then pop down to Robson Square on Sunday Afternoon at 3pm for the Salsa classes, beginners from 3pm and Latin Dance from 5 pm. We came across it by...

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  • Whistler & Blackcomb, Vancouver

    8. Whistler & Blackcomb

    Blackcomb/Whistler are usually packed with people and very expensive. Instead, drive to Mount Baker in Washington, USA in just 1-1/2hrs to avoid crowds and high fees. You can get a cabin @ Mt. Baker...

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  • Kitsilano, Vancouver

    9. Kitsilano

    Kitsilano is Vancouver's cool and trendy beach-side community. Kitsilano is called "Kits" by the locals, and it's the neighbourhood where Vancouver's young people dream of moving to, where many...

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  • Yaletown, Vancouver

    10. Yaletown

    "There must be some rich people living here." With all the yachts and glass towers, that's my first impression of Yaletown when I arrived by Aquabus (see photo). Once I walked around, amazingly I...

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  • Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver

    11. Vancouver Aquarium

    The sea-otters in Vancouver Aquarium were the stars of the show the day I visted that place. It's hard to believe that these little critters were nearly slaughtered to the point of oblivion for their...

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  • Grouse Mountain, Vancouver

    12. Grouse Mountain

    The main attraction on the Grouse Mountain, aside from the views, are the two Grizzly bears. They are very friendly, and it appears that they have been trained to stand up for cameras. If you come...

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  • Chinatown, Vancouver

    13. Chinatown

    The Chinatown Memorial Square located on the 100 block of Keefer Street is marked by a special monument commemorating historic achievements of Chinese Canadians. The shape of the monument is like the...

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  • Canada Place, Vancouver

    14. Canada Place

    You cannot miss Canada Place located on the waterfront between Coal Harbour and the Burrard Inlet and identified by the 5 sails standing on top of the Cruise Ship Terminal. It is from here that many...

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  • Vancouver cuisine, Vancouver

    15. Vancouver cuisine

    The food!!! If you're like me, from a landlocked location, then definitely try the seafood, in particular the sushi! But for anyone, you must try out the Asian cuisine. There are lots of choices,...

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  • The Sea Wall, Vancouver

    16. The Sea Wall

    The seawall plays a major role in the authentic Vancouver experience. And it's fair to say that you haven't experienced Vancouver until you've strolled (or jogged, or cycled, or skateboarded, or...

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  • totem poles, Vancouver

    17. totem poles

    Almost a automatic tourist photo. The Totem poles of Stanley Park are a major attraction set in beautiful Stanley Park. On a sunny summer day, you will have to fight for you space to get a clear photo...

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  • gardens, Vancouver

    18. gardens

    Vancouver in the spring is a breathe of fresh air. The city goes out of it's way to beautify the center of town. Little gardens line the walk-ways through the business sections and harbor areas of...

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  • wildlife, Vancouver

    19. wildlife

    What a fantastic city! If you can manage to see as much of Vancouver away from the bustling city centre, then I'm sure you'll have a truly astonishing time. Some of the natural beauties on offer are...

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  • False Creek, Vancouver

    20. False Creek

    One of the nicest memories is our few hours at Granville Market, not the market itself which is a nice attraction but sitting on the wharf and having lunch whilst taking in the spectacular view...

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  • Vancouver Island, Vancouver

    21. Vancouver Island

    Actually Victoria is on Vancouver Island, about a two and a half-hour ferry and bus ride to Vancouver city. I spent two days in Victoria, and actually wished I could have stayed longer. I took an...

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  • GM Place, Vancouver

    22. GM Place

    In this town if you ever go you should take a tour of the Gm Place. The tours for this arena are so cheap you wouldnt belive it. This city has so much tourism in it you wouldnt belive. There is also a...

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  • Gay Pride Parade, Vancouver

    23. Gay Pride Parade

    The gay pride weekend always coincides with the BC day weekend (first weekend of August). The highlight of this weekend is the parade on Sunday. Tens of thousands of people line the streets from...

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  • weather, Vancouver

    24. weather

    Yes that is a plam tree growing in Canada! Vancouver has a very mild climate compared to most of Canada, the winters are mild and wet (lots of rain, but it rarely snows).I saw snow in the city maybe 5...

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  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    25. University of British Columbia

    When I first went to the University of British Columbia, the only place I could attend college in Vancouver was their main campus over by Pacific Spirit Park / Wreck Beach / Spanish Banks just west of...

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