Sights & Attractions in Vancouver


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Name Category Location
B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
Inside the B.C. Place Stadium complex, this...
Museums / Galleries Yaletown and False Creek
Byrnes Block
George Byrnes constructed Vancouver's oldest...
Architectural Sites Gastown and Chinatown
Capilano River Regional Park
The park has hiking trails and footbridges over...
Nature Preserves, Parks North Shore
Cathedral Place
One of Vancouver's most handsome postmodern...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End
Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives
The Chinese have a rich, grueling, and enduring...
Museums / Galleries Gastown and Chinatown
Chinese Freemasons Building
Two completely different facades distinguish this...
Architectural Sites Gastown and Chinatown
Contemporary Art Gallery
On the lobby level of a modern apartment tower,...
Museums / Galleries Yaletown and False Creek
Emily Carr University of Art+Design
The university's three main...
Educational Institutions Granville Island
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
One of the last railway-built hotels in Canada,...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End
Granville Island Brewing
Tours of Canada's first modern microbrewery last...
Wineries / Breweries Granville Island
Granville Island Water Park
North America's largest, free public water park...
Amusement Parks Granville Island
H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
The interactive exhibits and high-tech learning...
Museums / Galleries, Observatories / Planetariums West Side and Kitsilano
HSBC Bank Building
Kitty-corner to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver,...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End
Kids Market
A converted factory warehouse sets the stage...
Markets / Bazaars Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach
Picnic sites, a playground, tennis courts, beach...
Beaches West Side and Kitsilano
The Landing
Built in 1905 with gold-rush money, this...
Architectural Sites Gastown and Chinatown
Library Square
The spiraling library building, open plazas, and...
Squares, Libraries Yaletown and False Creek
Lonsdale Quay
Stalls selling fresh produce and ready-to-eat...
Markets / Bazaars North Shore
Lumbermen's Arch
Made of one massive log, this archway, erected in...
Architectural Sites Stanley Park
Lynn Canyon Park
With a steep canyon landscape, a temperate rain...
Parks North Shore
Millennium Gate
This four-pillar, three-story high, brightly...
Memorials / Monuments Gastown and Chinatown
Miniature Railway
A child-size steam train takes kids and adults...
Tours Stanley Park
Museum of Vancouver
Vancouver's short-but-funky history comes to...
Museums / Galleries West Side and Kitsilano
Net Loft
A former loft where fishermen used to dry their...
Stores / Malls Granville Island
Nine O'Clock Gun
This cannonlike apparatus by the water was...
Clocks Stanley Park
Robson Square
Architect Arthur Erickson designed this...
Squares Downtown and the West End
Sam Kee Building
Ripley's Believe It or Not! recognizes this...
Architectural Sites Gastown and Chinatown
Second Beach
The 50-meter pool here, which has lifeguards and...
Beaches Stanley Park
Sinclair Centre
Vancouver architect Richard Henriquez knitted...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End
Siwash Rock
According to a local First Nations legend, this...
Memorials / Monuments Stanley Park
Vancouver Art Gallery
Painter Emily Carr's haunting evocations of the...
Museums / Galleries Downtown and the West End
Vancouver Maritime Museum
About a third of this museum has been turned...
Nautical Sites West Side and Kitsilano
Waterfront Station
This former Canadian Pacific Railway passenger...
Architectural Sites Downtown and the West End


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