Vancouver - Downtown & West End (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Downtown & West End chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vancouver guidebook.

Radiating from the intersection of Granville and Georgia Sts, Vancouver’s downtown core is easily walkable. Consider starting a few blocks north on the waterfront at Canada Place heading slightly uphill, with the mountains at your back, along Burrard or Granville Sts.

  • stroll or cycle the winding perimeter pathway of Stanley Park Seawall for sigh-triggering views of the forest-fringed ocean, ­including a multi-hued Third Beach sunset
  • maps
  • rub shoulders with a crowd of arsty locals at a partylike evening FUSE event at Vancouver Art Gallery
  • transport
  • catch a great show and bounce on the famous dance floor at downtown’s favorite live venue, Commodore Ballroom
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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