Granville Island, Vancouver

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Discover Vancouver's artsy side at Granville Island, once a grungy industrial area shunned by most locals. One of the city's main entertainment and tourism hubs, this pedestrian-friendly "island" is actually a peninsula with numerous walkways lined by artist studios, theaters, bars, shops, and fine art galleries. Get a feel for Vancouver's street life at the public market, where dozens of permanent retailers and day vendors offer everything from locally sourced fresh vegetables to handmade crafts. Check the website for a printable visitor's guide and a full listing of upcoming special events and performances. With our international travel planner, Vancouver attractions like Granville Island can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We went on the hop on hop off bus and this included a one way trip on the ferry boats so we decided to go across to Granville Island and use our ferry ticket to get there. We have never seen such an a...  more »
  • Large market as well, with a wide variety of options. Since fish market, cheeses and sausages, to wine shops, handicrafts and clothing. There is also a good amount of restaurants. Worth the visit.
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  • There is lots to do & see at Granville Island. We spent several hours walking around, people watching, listening to street music, visiting the shops, restaurants & market. It was fun and very busy as ...  more »
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