Top Things to Do in Downtown

THE 10 BEST Things to Do in Downtown, Vancouver

Top Things to Do in Downtown

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  • betty
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very clean, frendly people, a lot of diferents internationl restaurants, all beautifull, plus a lot of places around.
    Written April 16, 2024
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  • jkweebs
    Omaha, NE648 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great area to walk around and shop with lots of restaurants and a nice brewery. We enjoyed spending time wandering through the area and stopped for a couple drinks.
    Written April 11, 2024
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  • Sarah C
    Ashtead, UK1,260 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We started a long day out in Vancouver here, lingering to watch the cruise ships dock in anticipation of our embarkation a few days later. It's certainly an impressive place, with a few coffee shops etc and lovely views out over the water
    Written May 16, 2024
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  • Zitatravel
    London, UK822 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This a must visit to check out the layout of Vancouver. The staff were extremely friendly. You don’t need to go on a tour just turn up snd buy a ticket.
    Written April 29, 2024
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  • Zitatravel
    London, UK822 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited to check out the building design and the roof top garden area. Would be excellent to sit outside in the summer with a book. The library looked great for studying or reading with lots of quiet areas .
    Written April 29, 2024
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  • Travel25346533585
    893 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Science World has an interesting mix of science. There are many interesting exhibits. We visited with our young nephews and nieces and they really enjoyed it. It is obviously a small city exhibit. Enjoy it for what it is. A good rainy day attraction.
    Written April 2, 2024
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  • Lister C
    British Columbia, Canada76 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely walk in the rain. Got to see the inlet, lots of boats, small ferries, seals, birds, Canada geese. Don’t forget to get some gelato, lunch at Sunny side cafe, and try the wonderful salmon at Longliner fish stall at Granville island market
    Written April 24, 2024
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  • Ginges_revenge
    Brisbane, Australia5,347 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Commonly known as Gassy Jack, this an old steam clock located in gas town. The area is a bit run down and not the nicest of neighborhoods but its still safe to visit.
    The clock is good to see but its definitely not a must see. If your in the area, go and have a look.
    Written May 13, 2024
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  • jkweebs
    Omaha, NE648 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you like architecture this is a great place to visit. The nautical theme is throughout the building and entrance. Lots of amazing carved stone
    Written April 11, 2024
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  • J M
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    On of the best galleries I went to, I highly recommend visiting it. It’s a very unique and personal experience. Loved how it higlighted the impact and importance of first tribes in the BC history.
    Written March 7, 2024
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  • Anita L
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great way to get from Canada Place to YVR! We had no idea there was a much cheaper, faster and convenient option than taxi or Uber/Lyft service!
    Written May 21, 2024
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  • Catherine
    Shropshire, UK186 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautiful bit of peace and tranquility from hectic city. Tucked away not the easiest place to find, tickets a little pricey at $18 pp but it was a beautiful place and worth spensing an hour looking around. They give you a little booklet that has map of gardens and explains the different sections/areas. Some lovely trees and flowers and pool. The trellis and wooden arches and beautiful too. Free jasmine tea at the end and small art gallery room. Lady was teaching people to make traditional tea (seperate add on) but gift shop closed. Worth a visit if you are in Vancouver downtown and need a break from city.
    Written May 28, 2024
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  • GlobalSafari
    Wollongong, Australia271 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Memorable walk around Granville Island Markets & Art Studios and choice of multi-cuisine eateries;

    Walk along City Convention Centre surrounding Gardens, Foreshore, excellent French Cafes for Breakfast, Souvenir Shops with items of BC Jade, choice of multi-cuisine restaurants for lunch & dinner;

    Interesting visit to Stanley Park Totem Poles of First Nation Heritage
    Written August 27, 2023
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  • Mark Attisha
    Vancouver, Canada81 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Orpheum Tour is a must-do for any Vancouverite wanting to discover some of our City's majestic history. This 90-minute behind-the-scenes exploration of the Orpheum, the Grand Old Lady of Granville Street—a storied concert hall that has managed to survive the vagaries of Vancouver's fickle nightlife, is genuinely fascinating. Our guide, Rob Haynes, gave an entertaining and often impassioned peek into the history of the building and its place not just in the local entertainment scene but in the grand old days of vaudeville. You'll explore areas few have trod and discover things about Vancouver's heritage that we overlook at our peril.
    Written April 28, 2024
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  • tony l
    Vancouver, Canada4,760 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It is one of the Icon Stadium in Vancouver , very easy accessible massive place in downtown and very popular choice for big events , lot of entrance and washrooms and the general area very clean , stadium staff very helpful and friendly . variety of food options , it is Whitecap first home play off game since 2017 , I am a longtime season member over decade , lovely seating (section M4 ) it is my girlfriend first soccer gam in N. America , she love it , disappointing to say , we lost 1 - o to L.A but what a great atmosphere , so many happy faces , and loyal fan singing their heart out ! and love every second of it , great experience for her ! what a fun time together !
    Written November 6, 2023
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