It's no secret that Vancouver and its neighboring suburb Richmond have one of the best dim sum in North America, and Vancouver is in the bottom of the business. Burnaby has Metrotown, the largest shopping mall in Western Canada, with over 1,000 shops, restaurants, shops and restaurants.
One of the best places in Vancouver when you head to North Vancouver is easily the North Shore, which is a great location for a stay in Vancouver. If you want a more relaxed time to explore the city, this is one of them. There are a number of great restaurants and bars in the area, as well as some great hotels, and you are in a better position than in any other Vancouver you stay in.
Kitsilano Beach is one of Vancouver's most popular beaches, offering great views of Vancouver Island and a range of great restaurants, bars and hotels.
Notable attractions include the Vancouver Art Gallery (1931), which offers one of the best views of Vancouver Island and the Pacific in North America. The Museum of Anthropology is wheelchair accessible and is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, just blocks from Kitsilano Beach. All in all, Vancouver is on its way to the Vancouver Museum, including the past, present and future. Right on the waterfront, the Royal Canadian Museum houses many of Canada's most important museums and galleries.
Vancouver is Canada's most important trade center with Asia, due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean and its position as the largest city in British Columbia. Canadian goods are exported from the West Coast to Asia and the USA, and it is also a very important port.
The Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park is home to many different species of marine life, including sharks. Vancouver's museums are also popular, and popular attractions include the award-winning Museum of Contemporary Art, the Vancouver Art Gallery, which is a fixture on the art scene. Vancouver is also an important center for Canadian music due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean and its location in the heart of Vancouver.
If you really love salmon, plan a trip to the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, one of the best places to see it as a child. Located east of downtown, it is home to many of Vancouver's most popular restaurants and bars, including the B.C. Fish Market.
Also part of Metro Vancouver are North Vancouver and West Vancouver, located north of Burrard Inlet and supported by the steep mountains of the Coast Range that rise above them. Once you've walked through Chinatown and caught a glimpse of the mountains above, don't forget that Vancouver is one of Canada's most beautiful cities and the second largest city in the world.
The downtown peninsula is connected to western Vancouver by the Burrard, Granville and Cambie bridges, and the North Shore Mountains overlook Vancouver. SeaBus connects Vancouver and North Vancouver via Burrards Inlet, but other provincial-owned ferries run to other parts of Metro Vancouver, such as Port Mann and Port Coquitlam. First Passage West is the company's flagship route, taking guests to and from Vancouver on the West Coast, Vancouver International Airport and other destinations in Canada.
Canada Line connects downtown Richmond with Vancouver International Airport and has 16 stations, including two West Coast Line stations and one Port Coquitlam station. This large, attractively designed residential suburb stretches from the mouth of the Fraser River to the south - east - and includes the city's largest public transportation system, the Metro Vancouver Transit Line. The city's high property values have led young families to live in Vancouver's high-rise residential neighborhoods, such as North Vancouver, West Vancouver and North Surrey.
Other postsecondary institutions include Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Institute of Technology. Vancouver also has a number of universities and colleges, such as Vancouver State University and UBC, as well as several private universities.
Vancouver has a long and successful history of high-quality public education, particularly in the humanities and arts. Vancouver has also played an important role in the post-Canadian education system, with a number of universities and colleges.
The Canucks have been to the Stanley Cup finals three times and are hugely popular in Vancouver and across Canada. Vancouver is also home to a number of other professional sports teams, including the Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Whitecaps and Vancouver Giants of the National Hockey League. The Pacific National Exhibition showcases the best of Vancouver and hosts the annual Vancouver International Film Festival and the Canadian Film and Television Festival. It was also responsible for hosting the Canadian Open Golf tournament, which was last held in Vancouver in 2011.
The largest concert hall in the world, with a capacity of more than 1.5 million people, is housed in a single location in Vancouver.
While expansion in Vancouver is constrained by the sea and mountains, high-density housing is an issue more than in any other Canadian city. Some of Vancouver's best neighborhoods are in the most densely populated areas of the city, such as North Vancouver, the West End and the South End.