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Canada Place, Vancouver

Canada Place, Vancouver (must see)

Canada Place is a building situated on the Burrard Inlet waterfront of Vancouver. It is the home of the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver's World Trade Centre, and the world's first permanent IMAX 3D theater (which ceased operation on October 1st 2009). It is also the main cruise ship terminal for the region, where most of Vancouver's famous cruises to Alaska originate. Construction on it began in 1983, finished in late 1985, and was open for Expo 86 as the pavilion for Canada and was the only venue for the fair that was not at the main site on the north shore of False Creek. The building was designed by architect Eberhard Zeidler.

Why You Should Visit:
This is the epicenter if you're cruising to or from Vancouver, and the walk along the seafront is particularly pretty.
Signage is good to get you to the right place and there are usually plenty of helpful staff around.
Lots of shops & bars in the area and the remainder of the Downtown area isn't too far away – where there are even more bars & restaurants.

Tip:
At the Convention Center, you can see exhibits from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Take Christmas card-quality photos outside at the Olympic Cauldron with Stanley Park and the mountains in the background.
Watch the 'Fly Over Canada' movie, but be sure to pay for your timed tickets in advance over the internet to avoid lines.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 6am-12am (Canadian Trail & promenades)
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Canada Place
Sight Location: Vancouver, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Vancouver, Canada

Create Your Own Walk in Vancouver

Create Your Own Walk in Vancouver

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Walking Tour of Chinatown in Vancouver

Walking Tour of Chinatown in Vancouver

Vancouver's Chinatown is North America's second largest Chinese-centered area. It attracts many tourists with its expressive culture, food, and fabulous traditional architecture. This walking tour will guide you to the most significant attractions in Chinatown.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 Km or 0.5 Miles
Vancouver Walking Tour: Mount Pleasant

Vancouver Walking Tour: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant was one of the very first neighborhood zones developed in the city of Vancouver. Here you can find lively coffee shops, bistros, trendy boutiques, galleries, and much more. Take this walking tour to discover all the great attractions of the Mount Pleasant area.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Walking Tour: Religious Edifices in Downtown Vancouver

Walking Tour: Religious Edifices in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver's churches, cathedrals and chapels are as numerous as they are diverse. They reflect the nation's religious history and the culture of the city. This downtown walking tour will take you to the most sacred religious edifices of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 Km or 2.9 Miles
Walking Tour of Yaletown in Vancouver

Walking Tour of Yaletown in Vancouver

For many years Yaletown has been the thriving industrial heart of Vancouver. This area of the city looks unlike any other and is considered to be the home of Vancouver's "elite" society. This walking tour will take you to the most significant Yaletown spots.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
Top-Rated Gay Venues of Vancouver

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The nightlife in Vancouver is diverse enough for everyone to find a suitable spot to relax and let loose. The gay and lesbian community certainly has a great selection of clubs and bars to choose from, all with great music and great drinks. Take the following tour to experience Vancouver's top rated gay clubs.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 Km or 0.3 Miles
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It would be a pity to leave Vancouver without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Vancouver, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles

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