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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  • October 4, 2017
    A great Sunday afternoon stroll through Granville Island. Busy and vibrant, buskers and street entertainers. The Public Market was the highlight for us, fabulous array of foods (don't go in hungry!!!)...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    For your first visit to Vancouver this is a must place to go and even a more if it is your first visit to Canada. Getting there is fairly straightforward bus from Granville st takes you straight there...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    A variety of shops, restaurants and pubs, all within walking distance. You will not be disappointed. Very easy to walk around and find just about anything you want.  more »

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