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18 Things To Do in Vancouver - 18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

The history of the city of Vancouver dates back 6,000 years. It became an important city for shipping and was named after a captain named George Vancouver.


We have prepared places to visit in Vancouver for you. Here are the 18 Best Places to Visit in Vanvouver.


1. Stanley Park


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

Stanley Park is a public park located in Vancouver. It is an ideal place for a bike ride or a long walk. There are also totem poles that you can see in the park. Visit this park and you will understand why Vancouver is one of the best places to live. It's so peaceful to be here.


2. Capilano Suspension Bridge Park


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge that crosses the Capilano River in the North Vancouver Area. You can explore older trees and souvenir shops. We recommend you go for an adventurous walk with your family. One of the best things to do in Vancouver. Attention! If you have a fear of heights, think again.


For more information: https://www.capbridge.com/


3. Vancouver Art Gallery


Frankly, I love to write something in every city for art lovers. Vancouver Art Gallery, as its name suggests, is an art gallery. It is the largest art museum in Western Canada. With an architecturally striking building, the gallery's collection also includes indigenous, black, and Asian works. If you want to explore Vancouver on a rainy day, we think you can spend two hours at this gallery.


For more information: https://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/


4. Museum of Anthropology


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology on the University of British Columbia campus is again the perfect place for those interested. MOA is both an important tourism center and has important works of art, archeology, and anthropology. There are close to 50,000 ethnographic objects in the museum. If you are interested in Canadian culture and heritage, one of the best places to visit in Vancouver is MOA.


For more information: https://moa.ubc.ca/


5. Vancouver Aquarium


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

An aquarium where you and your family can have fun exploring! The Vancouver Aquarium is located in Stanley Park. Jellyfish, otters, seals, sea lions, penguins, and walruses, you can see them all here. You should spare at least three hours to visit each place.


For more information: https://www.vanaqua.org/


6. VanDusen Botanical Garden


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

This botanical garden has a vegetable garden, labyrinth, rose garden, sunflowers, and a beautiful fountain. A beautiful garden to escape the hustle and bustle of Vancouver. You can find all the necessary information about hundreds of plant species from different parts of the world on the posters.


For more information: https://vandusengarden.org/


7. Science World

18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

Science World is a non-profit science center. This is a great place to learn for all ages. There is a store where you can buy great science supplies. Besides the great scientific displays for learning, it's perfect for viewing the beautiful Cambie Bridge from afar, especially at sunset.


For more information: https://www.scienceworld.ca/


8. Queen Elizabeth Park


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Park, is a beautifully preserved park with a variety of plants and species. It has great vantage points of the city of Vancouver and a very relaxing ambiance, many places to hang out or picnic. We recommend you to enjoy this park both in spring and autumn.


9. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

It is the first Chinese or "scholars" garden built outside of China and is located in Chinatown. There are many beautiful areas to observe Chinese architecture and take photos. This is one of the must-see tourist places in Vancouver.


For more information: https://vancouverchinesegarden.com/


10. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge is a park where you will enjoy walking through dense lush forests. The river flowing through it has many spots for great swimming and diving. There are several bridges to cross and of course the suspension bridge. You can have a good time with your family here, don't forget to take your food and water.


For more information: https://lynncanyon.ca/


11. Granville Island Public Market

18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

Granville Island Public Market is the place to spend all day! This is a shopping paradise. It has a beautiful view and food. There is a market where you can find food, fresh fruit, fish and more. Even if you don't want to shop or eat, the view can be worth seeing.


12. Gastown Steam Clock

18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

You will love walking here, especially in winter. Gastown is a great place to visit. The clock reports the hours by blowing steam every 15 minutes. It's great to see it in action and read the history of the clock that has been running since 1977. You've seen it in many movies and TV shows.








13. English Bay Beach

18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver

The golden sunset is spectacular in English Bay! Wide sandy beach to relax and take a walk after a great meal at nearby restaurants. However, this is not a typical sandy beach where you can swim. It's also sunnier than most places.


14. Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is the perfect gallery to understand the arts of Bill Reid and other artists of the Northern Nations. There is so much miracle, magic, tradition, and culture in this tiny but beautiful museum! There is a great gift shop with mostly Haida art and gifts. If you are interested in the art and culture of the indigenous peoples, then this is a place you should never miss.


For more information: https://www.billreidgallery.ca/


15. Robson Square

Robson Square is a central landmark. It is downtown and a public plaza located via Robson Street and between Howe and Hornby Streets. It's a beautiful area with museums, malls, great views, and great architecture.


For more information: https://www.robsonsquare.com/


16. Maplewood Farm

You can feed the animals at Maplewood Farm. Love the goats and sheep, feed the rabbits, and let your kids have a good time with these animals.


For more information: https://maplewoodfarm.bc.ca/


17. Vancouver Christmas Market


Going to Vancouver at Christmas time? Then don't forget to stop by this market. You can feel the atmosphere of the Christmas mood and eat and drink with the cheerful lights.


For more information: https://www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com/


18. Christ Church Cathedral


18 Best Places To Visit in Vancouver
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Christ Church Cathedral is the second cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster of the Anglican Church of Canada. Apart from its beautiful architecture, you can find peace inside. If you are looking for a place to think quietly then you can come here, admission is free and you can leave a donation before leaving if you wish.


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