Sights & Attractions in Vancouver

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Name Category Location
 
Bill Reid Gallery
Named after one of British Columbia's preeminent artists, Bill...
Museums / Galleries Downtown and the West End
 
Canada Place
Extending four city blocks (about a mile and a half) north into...
Convention Centers Downtown and the West End
 
Capilano Suspension Bridge
At Vancouver's oldest tourist attraction (the original bridge...
Parks, Bridges / Tunnels North Shore
 
Christ Church Cathedral
Built between 1889 and 1895, this is oldest church in Vancouver...
Religious Sites Downtown and the West End
 
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden
The first authentic Ming Dynasty–style garden outside China...
Gardens / Arboretums Gastown and Chinatown
 
Gaoler's Mews
Once the site of the city's first civic buildings—the constable's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Gastown and Chinatown
 
Granville Island Public Market
Dozens of stalls in this 50,000-square-foot building sell locally...
Markets / Bazaars Granville Island
 
Grouse Mountain
North America's largest aerial tramway, the Skyride is a great...
Nature Preserves, Viewpoints, Mountains North Shore
 
Hotel Europe
Once billed as the best hotel in the city, this 1908 flatiron...
Architectural Sites Gastown and Chinatown
 
Marine Building
Inspired by New York's Chrysler Building, the terra-cotta bas-reliefs...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End
 
Museum of Anthropology
Part of the University of British Columbia, the MOA has one of...
Museums / Galleries, Native American Sites West Side and Kitsilano
 
Nitobe Memorial Garden
Opened in 1960 in memory of Japanese scholar and diplomat Dr...
Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
 
Old Hastings Mill Store Museum
Vancouver's first store and oldest building was built in 1865...
Museums / Galleries West Side and Kitsilano
 
Prospect Point
At 211 feet, Prospect Point is the highest point in the park...
Viewpoints Stanley Park
 
Queen Elizabeth Park
At the highest point in the city, showcasing 360-degree views...
Parks, Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
 
Robson Street
Running from the Terry Fox Plaza outside BC Place Stadium down...
Neighborhoods / Streets Downtown and the West End
 
Roedde House Museum
Two blocks south of Robson Street, on a pretty residential street...
Museums / Galleries Downtown and the West End
 
Science World
In a gigantic shiny dome built over the Omnimax theater, this...
Museums / Galleries Yaletown and False Creek
 
Seawall
The seawall path, a 9-km (5½-mile) paved shoreline route popular...
Trails Stanley Park
 
Steam Clock
An underground steam system, which also heats many local buildings...
Clocks Gastown and Chinatown
 
Totem poles
Totem poles are an important art form among native peoples along...
Native American Sites Stanley Park
 
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden
Ten thousand trees, shrubs, and rare plants from around the world...
Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
 
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Massive floor-to-ceiling windows let you come face-to-face with...
Zoos / Aquariums Stanley Park
 
Vancouver Lookout!
Resembling a flying saucer stuck atop a high-rise, the 553-foot-high...
Viewpoints Downtown and the West End
 
Vancouver Police Museum
It's not in the best neighborhood, and its morgue and autopsy...
Museums / Galleries Gastown and Chinatown
 
VanDusen Botanical Garden
An Elizabethan maze, a formal rose garden, a meditation garden...
Gardens / Arboretums West Side and Kitsilano
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