With a backdrop of mountain and urban beaches, Vancouver has a reputation rightly be gained most beautiful cities in the world. Downtown Vancouver is ideally located on a peninsula in the Strait of Georgia bounded to the south by the Fraser River delta and north by a deep Fiord reach inland (Burrard Inlet). Further north, Glow often snowy mountain ranges to the coast.
1. Stanley Park
Stanley Park is a lush peninsula huge trees adjacent to downtown Vancouver. If you are looking to get out and enjoy nature, this is the best place to visit in Vancouver. A paved bund surrounding the green area, and a good place to explore on foot or bicycle.
Inland, the park offers plenty to do, and you can spend a whole day exploring the attractions like the totem poles at Brockton Point or the Vancouver Aquarium. Spectacular views are standard in the park either to the city or ocean.
2. Granville Island
Once mainly industrial, Granville Island is now a thriving center of activity with a relaxed and distinctive atmosphere. Artists and retailers settled in converted warehouses alongside barges, theaters, galleries and restaurants.
The public market on Granville Island is one of the most popular attractions selling fruits and vegetables, seafood, and a variety of other specialties, as well as ready-to-eat items. Not really an island, the arts center is linked to residential areas by a road and gateways to the south and the peninsula of downtown (False Creek) by ferry.
3. Grouse Mountain
In winter and summer, Grouse Mountain offers unparalleled views on clear days. This is especially so in the evening when the city lights are on.
A run during gondola runs daily from the street at the top, where to eat, activities and wildlife await explorers summit of the mountain all year.
When the snow falls, Grouse Mountain is an outdoor winter wonderland with ice skating, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding and. The ski slopes are not particularly difficult, and Grouse Mountain is a fun family outing. It is also a great place to learn to ski.
In summer, Grouse Mountain is a hiker’s paradise with trails, including the famous Grouse Grind – affectionately called Mother Nature StairMaster.
4. Museum of Anthropology
Part of the University of British Columbia, the Museum of Anthropology trafficking of cultures around the world, but places particular emphasis on the British Columbia First Nations.
display of indigenous art exhibitions, including large totem poles in the Great Hall. Other presentations exploring ethnographic and archaeological objects representing Asia, the South Pacific, the Americas, Africa and Europe.
The interesting building was originally part of a strong World War II at the time, and local architect Arthur Erickson has transformed the spaces in this world-class museum.
5. Kitsilano Beach
The sandy shore Kitsilano Beach defines casual, fun-loving lifestyle Vancouver. It is a place the locals go out with friends or take a dip in the water pool heated outdoor sea. The large beach is popular with sun in summer.
Views Kitsilano in downtown are beautiful. In addition to the beach and seafront, the area has a number of cafes and walking trails, and a busy shopping strip is a few blocks south on West Fourth Avenue.
A short walk east of Kitsilano’s Vanier Park, where you will find large spaces and Vancouver Maritime Museum. Take a small Aquabus in downtown Vancouver and Granville Island from the docks located here.