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Vancouver Downtown, Vancouver

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The cosmopolitan heart of one of Canada's major cities, Vancouver Downtown serves as the commercial, cultural, political, and financial center of the region. Bordered by water on three sides, this area contains the majority of the city's historic buildings and modern architectural gems. Several subway stations provide easy access to practically any other part of Vancouver, while water taxi operators link the area with other centrally located neighborhoods. In addition to major sports facilities, this downtown quarter houses the city's top restaurants, shops, galleries, and museums. Visit the website before your tour for a complete listing of upcoming downtown events. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vancouver Downtown by using our Vancouver holiday planner.
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  • Vancouver is a beautiful city with a wonderful mix of old and new architecture. The city is clean and very easy to get around in. We walked and took public transportation for our whole visit.  more »
  • I've had a week here with a friend & we have filled every day.... so much to see & do & age / physical capacity is no problems..... thus place suits everyone whether you want adventure or laid back!  more »
  • Downtown Vancouver is a peninsula, small enough to walk around in a few hours. It’s attached to another peninsula called Stanley park you could add to your walk if you so desired. I would really recom...  more »