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Best things to do in Vancouver

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“Pacific Centre is a great mall downtown! Located nearby water front it has both high end and affordable stores.”
165 locals recommend
Lounge
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“This is where I go to celebrate. Beautiful, upscale restaurant; delicious from appetizers to desserts! Their signature cocktail, The Hotel Georgia, is definitely worth a try :)”
47 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“its inside Hotel Georgia but the entrance is a little hidden - look for a red light outside ”
19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Upscale Hotel patio lounge, situated in the one of my favourite hotels, the Hotel Georgia.”
27 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Steak house with sophisticated, classy vibe. Don't forget to order the cheesy bread!”
9 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Showcasing a gorgeous collection made by Canadian artist Bill Reid and other First Nations artists, the gallery is one of the few places in the city where you can truly explore the artistic history of Canada. From gorgeous art pieces carved out in stones, paintings, sketches, totem poles, abstract figurines along with fine pieces of gold and silver jewelry, the place offers something of interest for everyone. Highlights include: Reid’s bronze masterpiece Gold and silver jewelry pieces Totem pole carved by James Hart of Haida Gwaii”
12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“I love the expansive space, wine list, lobster macaroni (I think it's still on the menu?), and the luxury of it all. Great place for weekend brunch also.”
10 locals recommend
Post Office
“The Pacific Centre shopping mall provides unique stores for those in search of the latest fashions (there is also a food court).”
8 locals recommend
Hotel
“Latitude bar at the back at street level Smoothest hang tucked away in back Crazy priced BC wines..”
7 locals recommend
Café
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“My favourite cafe in the city. It's refined and cozy with excellent service. ”
5 locals recommend
Bar
“Buzzing Happy hour in Vancouver's financial district. Best to go between 3pm and 6pm.”
3 locals recommend
Electronics Store
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“Pacific Centre is a mall full of shops, and one of them it's the Apple Store”
4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This small, boutique grocery store has most of your essentials and lots of expensive non-essentials. Don't spend all your money here, but it's definitely the place to go for a quick grocery run as it's so close to the studio.”
3 locals recommend
Bike Shop
“The tour covers all of what Vancouver has to offer, highlights great places to eat and has a wonderful section through Stanley park.”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Strip Club
1 local recommends