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
Queen Elisabeth Park, Vancouver
Established in 1930 at the site of a former quarry, this 130acre / 65ha large park includes a conservatory, a fountain, colorful gardens and even a wedding pavilion.
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Established in 1931, the Art Gallery moved to its current location - a former courthouse - in 1983. Special attention is given to well-known local Canadian artist Emily Carr.
Granville Island, Vancouver
In the 1970s this former industrial site was turned into a recreational and entertainment area. The popular island is best known for its indoor public market.
Waterfront Station, Vancouver
This neoclassical building served as Vancouver's main railway station from its opening in 1915 until 1979. While not a railway station anymore, the building still functions as a transportation hub.

Random Vancouver Tours & Activities
Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission, Vancouver
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