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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  • The food is tasty, but expensive. The people are friendly and I’m particularly fond of the street artists that usually play in the place. I recommend crossing the Granville Bridge from Downton to get....  more »
  • So much to do - lovely shops, geat foodmarket. A great way to spend a morning in Vancouver - highly recommend  more »
  • Granville Island was a cool spot to visit on our Vancouver trip, however, being the start of a month long Canada/Alaska adventure, we did not have the opportunity to purchase goods. Worth a trip if...  more »

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