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
Harbour Centre, Vancouver
The tallest building in Vancouver when it was completed in 1977, this 28 story skyscraper boasts an observation deck and revolving restaurant with 360 degree views.
Dr Sun Yat-Sen Garden, Vancouver
The small Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden was created for the 1986 Expo in Vancouver. It was the first authentic full-scale classical Chinese garden outside of China.
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.
Vanier Park, Vancouver
Vanier park is the setting for three of Vancouver's most interesting attractions: the Space Centre with its planetarium, the Vancouver Museum and the Maritime Museum.

Random Vancouver Tours & Activities
Granite Waterfalls 4-Hour Boat Rental for 5 to 6 People, Vancouver
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip from Vancouver, Vancouver
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 13 hours
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