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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  • Downtown Vancouver is clean, easy to navigate, and full of food and shopping. Everyone I met was kind, friendly, chatty, or having the best time being a tourist.  more »
  • This is a downtown with numerous skyscrapers and a lot of crowds. We drove through several times to get back and forth between tourist areas. There was a lot of traffic but it moved well. This is a be...  more »
  • The downtown of Vancouver is one of the best places to be. The city is very clean, no trash on the sidewalks or roadways. Plenty of good restaurants to visit, plus you have shopping that rivals many c...  more »
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