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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  • For a City this Size, it's very relaxed in Downtown Vancouver. Traffic is running quietly and Motorists are accommodating Towards pedestrians. No one is pushing, everyone is waiting patiently in Line whether it's outside the Bus stop or the Restaurant. You are very courteous towards strangers and like to help. This relaxed Atmosphere is very pleasant
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  • Vibrant, contemporary, with tons to see and do. With views of the mountains and water all around, this is a great downtown.  more »
  • Too modern and artificial: it lacks some personality. However it's clean and well organised, with plenty of shops, restaurants and services.  more »
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