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Granville Street Mall/Granville Street

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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A walk on the mild wild side?

I enjoyed my stroll down Granville. A little seedy w street people and buskers. Lots of unusual mom... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Temple, Tx
via mobile
Changes from day to night

By day it is a shopping area with stores, souvenir shops and bars and restaurants. At night it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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A major congregation spot for all Vancouver's street performers, jewelry vendors and off-beat personalities.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stroll down Granville. A little seedy w street people and buskers. Lots of unusual mom and pop (that would be mom and pop from the Summer of Love). Great little cafes and bars Not your whitewashed usual tourist venue but a must...More

Thank DocBobTemple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By day it is a shopping area with stores, souvenir shops and bars and restaurants. At night it is a very bustling bar scene that also,attracts the homeless. On weekends the police turn it into a pedestrian street and it fills up.

Thank McWett
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Yes, this street is not the most exciting, however it is one of the key connecting avenues in the downtown area. It travels from the water front area right over the bridge at Granville street market. Worth taking having a look by walking or taking...More

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Having travelled for 5 weeks across this great country of great people and visited Halifax, Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Banff, Jasper, Whistler and Vancouver, is there a more seedier, grubbier and dirtier street in Canada than Granville Street Vancouver? The fast food...More

1  Thank MikeSportsMed
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Noisy full o traffic, big city lights, once was the cinema district and a choice of a dozen or more new release films, now a hodgepodge of smoke shops and boutique souvenirs and the like, some restaurants, hotels, services, etc.

Thank r s
Reviewed 9 June 2017

From the Water Front to heard of downtown and to 16th avenue, this street stretches over a bridge with has its name, which then runs over the famous Granville Bridge. It is said to have one of the most expensive sf retail value in the...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Can be homeless there asking for money not dangerous except bar scene at night busy in summer time most young people go there Friday Saturday nights I don't like it I'm older person too noisy for me but during day it's fine where all buses...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A bit of a mixture of new and old here. A place for shopping, browsing and to eat in downtown Vancouver. Nice enough to explore in daytime, it can be a little sketchy in the evening.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Granville Street is a long street. I am only going to talk about the downtown area. Downtown the street cars are banned. The mall area dates back to the 1980s. Its a bit of a mixed bag. There are some great restaurants pubs etc. There...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Granville Street Mall/Granville Street is always evolving, improving itself. Between north end of Granville Street Bridge and Georgia Street, visitors can enjoy boutiques, eating establishments of every variety, food carts, department stores and street life. An underground mall is accessible from the Bay, Scotia Tower...More

Thank Sassamatt
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Henrieta77 | Reviewed this property |
Downtown and Gastown are the best places for souvenirs....