Granville Island, Vancouver

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Discover Vancouver's artsy side at Granville Island, once a grungy industrial area shunned by most locals. One of the city's main entertainment and tourism hubs, this pedestrian-friendly "island" is actually a peninsula with numerous walkways lined by artist studios, theaters, bars, shops, and fine art galleries. Get a feel for Vancouver's street life at the public market, where dozens of permanent retailers and day vendors offer everything from locally sourced fresh vegetables to handmade crafts. Check the website for a printable visitor's guide and a full listing of upcoming special events and performances. With our international travel planner, Vancouver attractions like Granville Island can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • There are lots of things to do in grandville. Eating, shopping, market. If you are not going to spend long in Vancouver its worth to come here and you can get an idea of what Vancouver trendyness is.....  more »
  • This is a small island full of shops and restaurants. It's crowded with expensive parking but worth a trip .  more »
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