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Vancouver Sights

Vancouver Lookout!

  • 555 W. Hastings St. Map It
  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Updated 05/04/2012

Fodor's Review

Resembling a flying saucer stuck atop a high-rise, the 553-foot-high lookout has one of the best views of Vancouver. A glass elevator whizzes you up 50 stories to the circular observation deck, where knowledgeable guides point out the sights and give a tour every hour on the hour. On a clear day you can see Vancouver Island and Mt. Baker in Washington State. The top-floor restaurant (604/669–2220, www.topofvancouver.com) makes one complete revolution per

hour; the elevator ride up is free for diners. Tickets are good all day, so you can visit in daytime and return for another look after dark.

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Sight Information

Address:

555 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 4N6, Canada

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Phone:

604-689–0421

Sight Details:

  • C$15
  • May–mid-Oct., daily 8:30 am–10:30 pm; mid-Oct.–Apr., daily 9–9

Updated 05/04/2012

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Nov 19, 2002

Getting High - Legally

I hesitated at first. But the elevator trip delivered me to a high that took my breath away and three rolls of film! I joined in one of the guided tours too. Learned a thing or ten. And hey - you can come back and view Vancouver by night. All worth it!

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