Vancouver Downtown, Vancouver

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. Take a look at our Vancouver visit planner to schedule your visit to Vancouver Downtown and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We stayed downtown while visiting Vancouver. We walked to so many different parts of the downtown area. It seems there are several shopping and eating areas. The large mall was great. You might be pre...  more »
  • What a beautiful city and very clean!! For being so spread out and many businesses, we just Loved it!  more »
  • A variety of things to do in downtown Vancouver. There is some good shopping in Pacific Place mall which has some high end stores as well as the usual stores in any Canadian mall. There are many resta...  more »
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