Sights & Attractions in Vancouver


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Name Category Location
Bill Reid Gallery
Named after one of British Columbia's preeminent...
Museums / Galleries Downtown and the West End
Canada Place
Extending four city blocks (about a mile and a...
Convention Centers Downtown and the West End
Capilano Suspension Bridge
At Vancouver's oldest tourist attraction (the...
Parks, Bridges / Tunnels North Shore
Christ Church Cathedral
Built between 1889 and 1895, this is oldest...
Religious Sites Downtown and the West End
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden
The first authentic Ming Dynasty–style garden...
Gardens / Arboretums Gastown and Chinatown
Gaoler's Mews
Once the site of the city's first civic...
Neighborhoods / Streets Gastown and Chinatown
Granville Island Public Market
Dozens of stalls in this 50,000-square-foot...
Markets / Bazaars Granville Island
Grouse Mountain
North America's largest aerial tramway, the...
Nature Preserves, Viewpoints, Mountains North Shore
Hotel Europe
Once billed as the best hotel in the city, this...
Architectural Sites Gastown and Chinatown
Marine Building
Inspired by New York's Chrysler Building, the...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End
Museum of Anthropology
Part of the University of British Columbia, the...
Museums / Galleries, Native American Sites West Side and Kitsilano
Nitobe Memorial Garden
Opened in 1960 in memory of Japanese scholar and...
Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
Old Hastings Mill Store Museum
Vancouver's first store and oldest building was...
Museums / Galleries West Side and Kitsilano
Prospect Point
At 211 feet, Prospect Point is the highest...
Viewpoints Stanley Park
Queen Elizabeth Park
At the highest point in the city, showcasing...
Parks, Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
Robson Street
Running from the Terry Fox Plaza outside BC Place...
Neighborhoods / Streets Downtown and the West End
Roedde House Museum
Two blocks south of Robson Street, on a pretty...
Museums / Galleries Downtown and the West End
Science World
In a gigantic shiny dome built over the Omnimax...
Museums / Galleries Yaletown and False Creek
The seawall path, a 9-km (5½-mile) paved...
Trails Stanley Park
Steam Clock
An underground steam system, which also heats...
Clocks Gastown and Chinatown
Totem poles
Totem poles are an important art form among...
Native American Sites Stanley Park
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden
Ten thousand trees, shrubs, and rare plants from...
Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Massive floor-to-ceiling windows let you come...
Zoos / Aquariums Stanley Park
Vancouver Lookout!
Resembling a flying saucer stuck atop a...
Viewpoints Downtown and the West End
Vancouver Police Museum
It's not in the best neighborhood, and its morgue...
Museums / Galleries Gastown and Chinatown
VanDusen Botanical Garden
An Elizabethan maze, a formal rose garden, a...
Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano


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