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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  • October 4, 2017
    Vancouver is no doubt, perhaps one of the cities most multi cultural of America. The city centre is a sample of all this amalgam of scents, flavors and races. It should visit him with time and walk being lost in its streets.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Beautiful city except for the traffic. Lots of food, nice parks and nature adventure. Great place! You also gets to find many good Japanese and Vietnam food there. Nice to spend weekend there  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    We really loved exploring Vancouver city. It is beautiful and lovely to walk around. It is a well thought out city with lots of bike paths and walking paths.  more »

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Vancouver offers accommodations to suit a range of budgets, and an excellent public transport network means you don't have to stay right in the center to enjoy easy access to top attractions. West End features leafy streets, relaxed cafe culture, and easy access to the city's best beaches. East Side is a wonderland for young travelers, with a vibrant arts scene and plenty to choose from in the way of nightlife. If you want to be right in the thick of it, consider Robson Street, which offers an unrivalled choice of mid-range and high-end options.
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