The Top 10 Vancouver Attractions offer something for everyone, from history and architecture to sports and outdoor recreation. From Stanley Park to the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver attractions are world-class!
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One the most famous parks in the world and definitely the most famous of these Vancouver attractions, Stanley Park is as cherished by locals as it is by tourists. Home to the scenic Seawall--perfect for walking, biking and rollerblading--as well as gardens, walking trails, beaches, Historic Totems, and the Vancouver Aquarium, the park, has something for everyone.
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Historic, vibrant and diverse, Chinatown Vancouver is one of the largest Chinatowns in the western hemisphere and a definite must-visit Vancouver attraction. It's second only to San Francisco in land size and has the third-largest population (after San Francisco and New York). Home to shops, restaurants, and historic sites, including the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden and the Chinese Cultural Centre, this is one of the best places to stroll, explore and dine.
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One of Vancouver's oldest neighborhoods, Gastown is packed with historic architecture, galleries, restaurants, and fashion boutiques. It's also the place to shop for innovative, high-end interior design.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Situated just north of downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is another one of the Vancouver attractions that are equally popular with visitors and locals: it's a ski-and-snowboard destination in the winter and an outdoor entertainment venue in the summer. Facilities on top of Grouse Mountain include restaurants and hotels, sports and recreation, a mountain bear refuge, lumberjack shows, and incredible views of the city.
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Capilano Suspension Bridge
One of the most popular and unique Vancouver attractions is this swaying, scenic suspension bridge, which stretches 137 meters (450 feet) across and 70 meters (230 feet) above the Capilano River.
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For shopaholics, Vancouver shopping certainly deserves a place on a list of Vancouver attractions! From luxury brands to inexpensive imports, you'll find what you need at Vancouver's best shopping destinations, which include downtown's famous Robson Street and multicultural centers like Vancouver's Little India / Punjabi Market.
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Located in North Vancouver, Deep Cove is one of the most beautiful destinations in all of the Lower Mainland, including Vancouver. Best in summer, kayaking in Deep Cove brings you close to nature--eagles, seals, and sea lions are common--and keeps taking your breath away with the sheer glory of this tranquil spot.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Vancouver Museums & Galleries
Explore Canada and Vancouver's art, history, people and environment at the city's world-class museums and galleries, including the Vancouver Art Gallery and the amazing UBC Museum of Anthropology, two major Vancouver attractions.