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Best things to do in Vancouver

Park
“World's best seawall for running, biking, rollerblading; 4:20 sunsets on any of the 4 beaches along the path. ”
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Brewery
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“Granville Island is both a locals’ favorite and a huge draw for visitors. The Granville Island Public Market acts as a hub of activity, but it’s also one of the city’s most important cultural districts with theatres, artisan workshops and craft studios. he biggest attraction on Granville Island is the Public Market. Housed indoors, there are endless rows of stalls that feature fresh produce, gourmet foods, baked goods, and seafood. Outside of the market, catch a show at one of the many theatres on the island, browse an art gallery show, or appeal to your outdoorsy side with a kayaking or paddleboarding tour.”
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Art Gallery
“The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) is the fifth-largest art gallery in Canada, and the largest in Western Canada. Its permanent collection of about 11,000 artworks includes more than 200 major works by Emily Carr, the Group of Seven, Jeff Wall, Harry Callahan and Marc Chagall. The gallery has 41,400 square feet (3,850 m2) of exhibition space. It has also amassed a significant collection of photographs. In addition to exhibitions of its own collection, the gallery regularly hosts international touring exhibitions. ”
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Science Museum
“Science World was build in 1980th to accommodate Expo in 1983. It is the place that you want to go to if you are interested in science ”
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Tattoo Parlor
“Oh-so-hipster urban renewal foodie flood has gentrified this historic neighbourhood traditionally home to Vancouver's poor and addicted. ”
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Park
“Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver’s horticultural jewel, is a major draw for floral display enthusiasts and view-seekers, and as a popular backdrop for wedding photos. At 152 metres above sea level, it’s the highest point in Vancouver and makes for spectacular views of the park, city, and mountains on the North Shore. The 52-hectare park is home to the stunning Bloedel Conservatory. There is also a gorgeously landscaped quarry garden, the arboretum with its collection of exotic and native trees, sculptures including one by internationally renowned artist Henry Moore, and diverse recreational offerings such as tennis, lawn bowling and pitch & putt. The park is also the perfect setting for fine”
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Market
“Bustling public market on Granville Island. Lots of fresh produce and food vendors and bakeries. ”
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Aquarium
“Educational aquatic exhibits & shows Popular kid-friendly attraction showcases local & exotic aquatic life with a focus on conservation. ”
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Beach
“Famous beach in Kitsilano, one of the best beaches in Vancouver. Great for a relaxing walk or run in the winter and full of live during the summer. ”
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Stadium
“BC Place is not only home to the BC Lions, our CFL football team, but it also houses the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Admission to the museum is between $12 and $15 per person. Group and Family rates may vary.”
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Hockey Arena
“Watch the Vancouver Canucks play Canada's favourite sport (hockey) at Rogers Arena for a truly Canadian experience.”
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Belgian Restaurant
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“Amazing upscale breakfast. Best to reserve or go early to ensure a table. They also have a great patio in the summer. Great atmosphere inside and out.”
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Beach
“One of Vancouver's beaches that hosts thousands of people especially in the summer! It's also home to the annual Celebration of Lights fireworks show in the summer! Tens of thousands of people would gather to watch the 30 min long shows.”
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Arts & Crafts Store
“Great little island of shops, restaurants, you can also catch the false creek ferries here and take them to downtown :) Super cute and a great way to spend a day exploring! ”
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Gastropub
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“Largest selection of craft beer, located in the Olympic Village. Great food and vibe. About a 10-15 minuter drive from our place, its one of my favourite places to go. ”
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