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If you plan a vacation in Canada, you should definitely visit Vancouver, which is the third largest city in Canada. There you can spend a wonderful time, because this magnificent city is full of outdoor attractions and activities. You can practice fishing, mountain biking, kayaking or camping. Vancouver has several places for dining or for shopping, or art monuments, and provides the visitors with exceptional accomodations that will make their stay a pleasant one.
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Queen Elizabeth Park

   Queen Elizabeth Park is a national treasure for Vancouver, an unique landmark that attracts thousands of visitors. The park started its life as a basalt quarry and for many years was the main  source of foundation rock for Vancouver’s roads. In 1911 the quarry was closed and the area was like a huge dead landscape. Only the children were playing here on the hills, in the caves surrounded anyway by a beautiful nature with blackberries and brush, looking more as a w...

VanDusen Botanical Garden

   VanDusen Botanical Garden is a very attractive destination in the city of Vancouver, situated very close to Downtown of the city. It situated on a land that in 1960 belonged to Canadian Pacific Railway, and was a gulf club. In 1970 a group of citizens decided to develop the space and to transform it in a botanical garden. In 1975 it was opening to the public as a very beautiful botanical garden, named VanDusen, in the honor of the W.J Vandusen, who sponsored the project. It ...

Harbour Centre

   Harbour Centre in Vancouver is a wonderful skyscraper in the city with 28 stories of about 146 meters height. The construction of the building was completed in 1977 by WZMH who had founded many other spectacular buildings. The Harbour Centre can be easily seen from a long distance, being the highest building in Vancouver, due to its ornamental pylon, that represents the Seattle  Space Needle, measuring 100 foot.     The most visited ...

Coal Harbour

   Coal Harbour is a very cute place situated between Stanley Park and Canada Place Pier in Vancouver. This is a new neighborhood with pitoresque places that attract visitor’s eyes. This place is lined by a very nice and quite walkway that makes its perfect for residents or for visitors to spend the time with pleasure. This residential area was initially a industrial one with railways that came to the waterfront making the connection between industrial areas and the rest ...

Stanley Park

   One of the greatest attraction in Vancouver and a very beautiful urban park in the world is Stanley Park. It is situated at 10 minutes from the business district being a perfect place for relax and recreation activities for those who live in its proximity. Inititaly it was the place for the marine base in the Royal Navy, named after the Lord Stanley, the Canadian Governor who decided to design this park on a 1000 acres territory in 1888. The park offers a great view over the...

Waterfront Station

   Waterfront Station is the main railway station for Vancouver. The station was opened to public in 1914 ,and was constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway, as the western terminal for trains which came from Toronto or Montreal. It is designed in a neo –classic style, and during the time it suffered a lot of changes, because in 1970 the Canadian Pacific Railway took its trains to another terminal station and there were included a variety of public transportations, for ...

Canada Place

   Canada Place is a magnificent landmark in Vancouver, firstly was the space dedicated to the Expo ’86, a World’s Fair gala, but the the officials from Vancouver realized that the city’s harbor is a realy goregeous area so desided to make the Canada Place a spectacular and unique area for attracting the international festivities. Now Canada Place is an important destination in Vancouver being the Vancouver’s World Trade Center and is the first IMAX 3D T...

Marine Building

   Marine Building is a gorgeous skyscraper in British Columbia, Vancouver, very famous for its Art-Deco style. The designer of this huge building is J.W Hobbs, originally from  Toronto, who decided that Vancouver need a skyscraper, because  the city was a very important port, after was open the Panama Canal in 1914. It is situated on the Burrad Street with a great view on Vancouver harbour , that soon became a very important port there. The  imposant building ha...

Vancouver Art Gallery

   Vancouver Art Gallery is famous for historic and contemporary art, imressioning everybody for its gorgeous collections of Canadian art. The building was founded in 1911 as a courthouse. In 1983 its became a local Museum of Art. it was designed by a famous architect, Francis Rattenbury, decorated in a neoclassical style.The gallery holds over 9,000 pieces of art, including a significant collection of paintings and works made on paper, some of it belonging to Emily Carr. The g...

Museum of Anthropology

   Museum of Anthropology has the most interesting collection in Vancouver. The museum makes part from the University of British Columbia and includes elements of the culture of aboriginals from Pacific Northwest.  This gorgeous museum will take a lot of time to explore its beautiful and unique pieces of art. As you enter in the museum, two carved wood doors will take you to the Great Hall.      The University of Columbia started to col...


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