Guidebook for Vancouver

Danijela

Guidebook for Vancouver

Sightseeing
Canada Place is located at the Waterfront SkyTrain station and it houses the Vancouver Convention Centre, the virtual flight ride FlyOver Canada, and is the main cruise ship passenger terminal for the region where the cruises to Alaska originate.
73
lokale anbefaler
Canada Place
999 Canada Pl
73
lokale anbefaler
Canada Place is located at the Waterfront SkyTrain station and it houses the Vancouver Convention Centre, the virtual flight ride FlyOver Canada, and is the main cruise ship passenger terminal for the region where the cruises to Alaska originate.
At the Jack Poole Plaza next to the Canada Place you can check out the Olympic torch built for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. From the plaza you can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the North Vancouver and the North Shore mountains.
23
lokale anbefaler
Olympic Cauldron @ Jack Poole Plaza
1055 Canada Pl
23
lokale anbefaler
At the Jack Poole Plaza next to the Canada Place you can check out the Olympic torch built for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. From the plaza you can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the North Vancouver and the North Shore mountains.
The Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park is a major tourist attraction and a leader in marine mammal rescue. Here you can explore the 65,000 amazing aquatic creatures and meet the cute sea otters and whales.
281
lokale anbefaler
Vancouver Aquarium
845 Avison Way
281
lokale anbefaler
The Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park is a major tourist attraction and a leader in marine mammal rescue. Here you can explore the 65,000 amazing aquatic creatures and meet the cute sea otters and whales.
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vancouver. Voices from Vancouver’s past mingle with the sounds of nature, beautiful gardens skirt time-worn British Columbia First Nations totem poles and Capilano Suspension Bridge takes you to the serenity of a West Coast rainforest.
269
lokale anbefaler
Capilano-hængebroen
3735 Capilano Rd
269
lokale anbefaler
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vancouver. Voices from Vancouver’s past mingle with the sounds of nature, beautiful gardens skirt time-worn British Columbia First Nations totem poles and Capilano Suspension Bridge takes you to the serenity of a West Coast rainforest.
Queen Elizabeth Park is a beautiful 130-acre municipal park. Visit this highest point in Vancouver and enjoy the spectacular views of the park, city, and the mountains on the North Shore. The 52-hectare park is home to the Bloedel conservatory, quarry garden, and arboretum with its collection of exotic and native trees.
344
lokale anbefaler
Queen Elizabeth Park
4600 Cambie St
344
lokale anbefaler
Queen Elizabeth Park is a beautiful 130-acre municipal park. Visit this highest point in Vancouver and enjoy the spectacular views of the park, city, and the mountains on the North Shore. The 52-hectare park is home to the Bloedel conservatory, quarry garden, and arboretum with its collection of exotic and native trees.
Neighbourhoods
Gastown is the original Vancouver settlement that became the core of the city. It is known for its whistling Steam Clock and a mixture of souvenir shops, indie art galleries, and trendy bars and restaurants.
482
lokale anbefaler
Gastown
482
lokale anbefaler
Gastown is the original Vancouver settlement that became the core of the city. It is known for its whistling Steam Clock and a mixture of souvenir shops, indie art galleries, and trendy bars and restaurants.
Chinatown is known for its buzzing food scene, which includes traditional Asian bakeries, dim sum restaurants and hip cocktail bars. Jars of ginseng and dried fish line the shelves of old-school apothecaries, while Chinese groceries stocked with live seafood and exotic vegetables share the streets with indie fashion shops. Nearby, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden has tranquil paths and pavilion.
58
lokale anbefaler
Chinatown
58
lokale anbefaler
Chinatown is known for its buzzing food scene, which includes traditional Asian bakeries, dim sum restaurants and hip cocktail bars. Jars of ginseng and dried fish line the shelves of old-school apothecaries, while Chinese groceries stocked with live seafood and exotic vegetables share the streets with indie fashion shops. Nearby, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden has tranquil paths and pavilion.
Kitsilano is a laid-back residential area known for the huge saltwater Kitsilano Pool and mountain views from Kitsilano Beach. The main drag, West 4th Avenue, is full of stores selling yoga wear, outdoor gear and fashionable clothes. Kitsilano is one of the city's organic food-hubs, and offers restaurants for every taste - dining options range from waterside seafood spots to long-standing vegetarian eateries. Cultural attractions include the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.
84
lokale anbefaler
Kitsilano
84
lokale anbefaler
Kitsilano is a laid-back residential area known for the huge saltwater Kitsilano Pool and mountain views from Kitsilano Beach. The main drag, West 4th Avenue, is full of stores selling yoga wear, outdoor gear and fashionable clothes. Kitsilano is one of the city's organic food-hubs, and offers restaurants for every taste - dining options range from waterside seafood spots to long-standing vegetarian eateries. Cultural attractions include the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.
Must see
Stanley Park is a 400-hectare world renowned park and one of the top Vancouver attractions. It features lovely beaches, kilometres of maintained paved and dirt-trails, and a number of can't miss kid-friendly spots (including a pool, water park, miniature railway). Vancouver's first park offers a perfect city escape located right at the edge of downtown.
1177
lokale anbefaler
Stanley Park
1177
lokale anbefaler
Stanley Park is a 400-hectare world renowned park and one of the top Vancouver attractions. It features lovely beaches, kilometres of maintained paved and dirt-trails, and a number of can't miss kid-friendly spots (including a pool, water park, miniature railway). Vancouver's first park offers a perfect city escape located right at the edge of downtown.
This 28 km Seaside Greenway is the world't longest uninterrupted pathway. It extends from the Vancouver Convention Centre to Spanish Banks Park and offers amazing views of the North Shore, Burrard Inlet, English Bay and False Creek. Seawall is the most popular recreational spot in the city and it is perfect for a walk, cycle, or jog.
Seawall
This 28 km Seaside Greenway is the world't longest uninterrupted pathway. It extends from the Vancouver Convention Centre to Spanish Banks Park and offers amazing views of the North Shore, Burrard Inlet, English Bay and False Creek. Seawall is the most popular recreational spot in the city and it is perfect for a walk, cycle, or jog.
Great for kids
Science World is a fun place for the kids and the whole family. Discover interesting things about science or catch a movie on the world's largest domed move screen.
393
lokale anbefaler
Science World
1455 Quebec St
393
lokale anbefaler
Science World is a fun place for the kids and the whole family. Discover interesting things about science or catch a movie on the world's largest domed move screen.
City/town information
Visit Whistler for one of the largest ski resorts in North America. Besides skiing and snowboarding, the area offers snowshoeing, tobogganing and ski jumping at the Olympic Park, a venue for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. The hub of Whistler is a compact, chalet-style pedestrian village at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Take a dip in the renowned Scandinavian Spa or simply soak in the beautiful scenery.
166
lokale anbefaler
Whistler
166
lokale anbefaler
Visit Whistler for one of the largest ski resorts in North America. Besides skiing and snowboarding, the area offers snowshoeing, tobogganing and ski jumping at the Olympic Park, a venue for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. The hub of Whistler is a compact, chalet-style pedestrian village at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Take a dip in the renowned Scandinavian Spa or simply soak in the beautiful scenery.
Squamish is a town less than an hours drive north of Vancouver. It's at the northern tip of the island-dotted Howe Sound, and surrounded by mountains like the Stawamus Chief, a huge granite monolith. Check out the Sea to Sky Gondola with beautiful views of the sound and nearby Shannon Falls, a towering waterfall cascading down a series of cliffs. Other highlight include the Britannia Mine Museum that offers cool underground train tours.
36
lokale anbefaler
Squamish
36
lokale anbefaler
Squamish is a town less than an hours drive north of Vancouver. It's at the northern tip of the island-dotted Howe Sound, and surrounded by mountains like the Stawamus Chief, a huge granite monolith. Check out the Sea to Sky Gondola with beautiful views of the sound and nearby Shannon Falls, a towering waterfall cascading down a series of cliffs. Other highlight include the Britannia Mine Museum that offers cool underground train tours.
Food scene
Granville Island is a a must for shopping enthusiasts and food lovers. Granville Island Public Market is the jewel in the Island’s crown. An indoor market featuring a fascinating assortment of colourful food and produce stores, showcasing handcrafted products and the very finest in unique gifts. All fresh from the ocean, the oven or the field.
371
lokale anbefaler
Granville Island
371
lokale anbefaler
Granville Island is a a must for shopping enthusiasts and food lovers. Granville Island Public Market is the jewel in the Island’s crown. An indoor market featuring a fascinating assortment of colourful food and produce stores, showcasing handcrafted products and the very finest in unique gifts. All fresh from the ocean, the oven or the field.