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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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  • Absolutely loved our visit to Granville Island. Terrific shops, great selection of eateries and many places to just sit and enjoy the scenery. A must when visiting Vancouver.  more »
  • Great market, buskers brought good music, Food was very good - sampled sushi but all looked great. Finished in the brewery - which was a great wat to finish a great day.  more »
  • Always something inside to look and find on the island.🤩
  • Love the food market. Big and diverse, expensive.

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