Not packed in a bus. Not herded with a group. Self guided walk is the SAFEST way to sightsee!

Downtown Shopping and Sightseeing (Self Guided), Vancouver

For a great day out that includes shopping and sightseeing, head for Vancouver’s downtown district, where you can admire some of the most beautiful historical buildings in the city and shop to your heart’s content. This area has some beautiful early 20th century buildings, rubbing shoulders with modern high-rise structures. The shopping opportunities are almost endless – everything you might be looking for is housed on a few blocks!

You will find shoes, bags, jewelry and of course, clothes at prices ranging from bargains to top-of the-range designer wear. Visit the Pacific Center which houses over 100 shops ranging from fashion to stores to electronic goods shops. Even if you aren’t really interested in hitting the stores, just strolling around this neighborhood and taking in the sights is a day out in itself.

There are numerous cafes, bars and restaurants and you will be sure to find one to suit you, whether you just want a quick sandwich and a cup of coffee or a top-class eating house or a restaurant that serves traditional Canadian food and on-tap beer. You will find restaurants here that only exist in western Canada, where the food is out-of-this-world and the service is typically efficient and friendly.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Downtown Shopping and Sightseeing Map

Guide Name: Downtown Shopping and Sightseeing
Guide Location: Canada » Vancouver
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Author: naomi

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