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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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  • Lots of places were closed due to Covid but still a fun place to visit when in Vancouver. We had the delicious donuts that are the freshest anywhere.  more »
  • If you are heading across Granville Bridge dwell a pause and take in the rich tapestry of life beneath. A must see visit.  more »
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  • Always something inside to look and find on the island.🤩
  • Love the food market. Big and diverse, expensive.

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