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 took a small boat over to the island. It was a very short ride, nothing glamorous, but, it is the ocean, right? The Island was so crowded. It was fun walking through the market, but, there are so m...  more »
  • 3 hours of Vancouver City tour of local travel agency arrived in Yellowknife in the course. Going by public transport could become troublesome, was hastily rescheduled. Stay about an hour to be sold, packed with shops, 2, finished at 3. This is the place, so there are plenty of places to spend time looking. At the very least take a meal time is required. I wanted to go drink beer so many little restaurants
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  • Went there Granville Island a couple of times. It was very busy and it was difficult t find a dear if eating around the public market area.  more »
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