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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  • Opus Art Supplies is certainly an oasis for professional artists; those wishing to develop artistic skills & children at the start of their artistic journey, in that it is a fertile place, supplying.....  more »
  • It was nice to see something different but it is different when it is less busy. Not a lot of places to sit inside, rightfully so, so better pick a day you can sit outside and enjoy some of the food.....  more »

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