Country : Canada
Currency : Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language : English
City: 545 674 (2001)
Metro: 1 986 965 (2001)
Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
closeVancouver is a very young city; it wasn't until after the World Exposition in 1986 before Vancouver changed from a sleepy provincial city to a booming metropolis.
Even today the city continues to expand at a high rate: once abandoned industrial areas have thus turned into fashionable and lively districts such as Yaletown and Coal Harbour.
Random Vancouver Highlights
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Stanley Park is a 1000-acres large park on a peninsula bordering downtown Vancouver. This forest-like park, surrounded by the ocean, comprises many recreational areas.
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver
This 25 hectare large garden opened in 1975 at the site of a former golf club in South Vancouver. The beautiful garden features more than 255,000 plants from around the world.
Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver
Vancouver's most interesting museum, located on the grounds of the University of British Columbia, covers the culture of the aboriginal peoples of the Pacific Northwest.
Wall Centre, Vancouver
Wall Centre is a complex of three high-rise buildings, of which the highest held the title of Vancouver's tallest building for seven years until 2008, when it was eclipsed by the Shangri-La tower.

Random Vancouver Tours & Activities
Stanley Park First Nations Interpretive Walking Tour, Vancouver
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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English Bay Jet Ski Tour from Vancouver, Vancouver
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whistler Full-Day Private Tour from Vancouver , Vancouver
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 12 hours
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