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Vancouver Lookout

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Address: 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-689-0421
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Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!!...

Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!! Where else can you enjoy a 360 degree aerial view of Vancouver, "the most beautiful city in the world"? Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator ride, whisking you 170metres (450ft) skyward to our panoramic observation deck. Enjoy vies of cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Past. Present. Future. Multi-lingual guest service members provide complimentary guided tours with fascinating facts about Vancouver's history, infrastructure, local community, current trends and future expansion. Our iconic Vancouver attraction tops the Harbour Centre complex, a recognizable landmark in the heart of downtown.

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View cool observatory!! You can see 90% Vancouver from the top.

A fairly quick elevator ride takes you to the top of 555 Hastings. This is an amazing circular observatory! You can see 90% of downtown Vancouver from up at the top.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Auburn, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fairly quick elevator ride takes you to the top of 555 Hastings. This is an amazing circular observatory! You can see 90% of downtown Vancouver from up at the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vancouver's lookout observation deck is a great place indeed to observe and wonder how the sea, montains and the city itself are driven to a complete perfection. It's a real good place to be!! Thank you all, Canadian people!

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Minnesota, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You should make the trek to the top of the Lookout and really get a feel and view of the city of Vancouver. I would say a must do.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the city, sea and mountains. The ticket lasts all day so it is worth a second visit after sunset if you have the time.

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is amazing, is very important that you enjoy two times, first on the day, look all city, the avenues, bbuildings and parks, after visit at night is amazing lights festival.

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason to go here is the view the rotating view of Vancouver. It is a beautiful sight - not NY but well worth the effort. The menu was limited and lacked imagination. This is targeted at the mid-range tourist market so do not expect superb food. Of course the price is not mid-range. Booking online was very easy... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower provides a 360 degree view of Vancouver and area. The ticket is a bit pricey at $17/adult but is good for the whole day so you can come back at night as well. There really isn't anything in the observation deck except for a small gift store and some vending machines. Would have been nice if there was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I mean, there's only so good a look-out can be - this was better than many, I'd say, as there were interesting facts about the city sights on panels all the way round (though it was difficult to then correlate them to what we were looking at). There's a gift shop and a cafe at the lookout level, which I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing 360 view of the whole beautiful city! We went there a little bit before sunset, so we could see Vancouver by day and then by night. We loved the city and also the view from the Lookout. We took like a thousand photos lol :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower observation deck doesn't take long to walk around and see the views, but there are some great information pieces all around the viewpoint telling you the history of the area you are looking out on at that point. Not too busy when we were there and worth a visit.

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A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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