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Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-666-6655
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Reviewed yesterday

Be sure to spend a few hours on Granville Island. Enter the market, even if you don't want to buy food, just to be part of it. Outside, you will find musicians, jugglers and many shops. Probably the best place to find your souvenirs from...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having visited a lot of cities around the world, i can say that i was a bit disapointed. Maybe my expectations were too great after all the publicity concerning this place.. All in all, most shops in Granville give the impression of the bazaars in...More

Thank Codrin R
Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and I visited here while tracking down a shop that sells unique sake. We spent a lot of time strolling all around this interesting area of unique and funky shops, restaurants, and craftsmen. It kind of reminds me of San Francisco a long...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed yesterday

Without fail, we will always hit GI when we visit family in Vancouver. There is just so much to see, do, eat at this place and even with the weekend crowds, it is one of our must-dos! The Food Market offers brilliant items and offers...More

Thank FSJ_Pioneer
Reviewed yesterday

We walked all the way here from Downtown and had a wonderful day strolling around the place and looking at the most incredible array of foodstuff and other things on sale. Loads of enticing things to try and buy and so do come on an...More

Thank Hitchcock2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here for an afternoon with my wife. Really great for a visit and a wander around. Lots of interesting shops (some where they make the things they sell on site). Particular highlights were the blacksmiths, the toy store (great puppets for sale), the wool...More

Thank WhatEvil
Reviewed 2 days ago

Where to start? Granville Island is slightly outside of Vancouver's central district but is easily accessible via public transport or even by walking. It is worth making the trip though as the food on offer is incredible! There is so much variation and even though...More

Thank andy275405
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very pretty place with a plethora of different food, and veggies, there was a lovely man near the waterfront singing French songs he was great!

Thank jamialarja
Reviewed 3 days ago

Did tour Vancouver Tour including Capilano Suspension Bridge booked through Trip Advisor Australia before leaving home. Tour was great saw so much Stanley Park, Granville Island, Gastown, Vancouver Lookout, Salmon Hatchery and Capilano Suspension Bridge. Hanson our guide was friendly,helpful and knowledgeable about all things...More

Thank Clark S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was told by my friends to visit this spot and I guess I had high expectations. Although the markets were good, not overly good if you are a traveler because you can’t take it with you. The views of Vancouver from a different location...More

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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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Linda O
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Response from Peggy W | Reviewed this property |
Try Creekside Kayak Rental. Best of luck!
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
7 days 9am to 7pm. ferry from aquatic centre 3.5 each way or 5.50 return