MORE VANCOUVER ATTRACTIONS
While on Granville Island be sure to visit three interesting museums devoted to Model Trains, Ships and Fishing artifacts.
Memorial Japanese Gardens :This beautiful Japanese garden is
true to the philosophical principles of Zen and Shintoism, with
opposing elements such as light and dark, high and low, rough and
smooth carefully balanced to create a perfect harmony. Exotic Japanese
maples, azaleas, flowering cherries and irises reflect in the
shimmering pond. A traditional Japanese Teahouse completes the serene
feeling of this park.
Queen Elizabeth Park and Arboretum : Set on the highest
point in the city, the park has a stunning 360 degree view of the city
and its surrounds. Enjoy the beautiful gardens set in a reclaimed rock
quarry, and see the Bloedel Conservatory, filled with tropical plants
World : This futuristic domed building houses hands-on
scientific exhibitions that dazzle the senses. Visit the gift shop and
the Omnimax Theatre.
Stanley Park: One of the Worlds great urban parks, Vancouvers crown jewel sits at the edge of the downtown.The best way to see this 1000 acre park is by bicycle and bikes can be rented at the corner of Denman & Georgia Strees. If you are really energetic, walk the scenic 10K ( 6 miles ) seawall that surrounds the park. Enjoy the lakes, lagoons, and gardens.
If you must take your car, watch the parking signs carefully as there is pay parking everywhere in the park.
Vancouver Aquarium: Canadas largest aquarium features beluga and orca whales, a Pacific Northwest Habitat, the Arctic Canada exhibit and the Amazon Gallery. Listen to the language of the whales and learn a great deal about the creatures that inhabit our oceans. Location: Stanley Park 604 682 1118
Museum: This museum focuses on anthropology and the natural
history of Canada. View the comprehensive collection of British
Columbia Indian relics, art and costumes.
Botanical Display Gardens This rising star on the
international garden scene is a spectacular 55 acres of plants set in
lawns, lakes and rock displays. The geographic and botanical
relationships of each plant is described, and volunteer guides are
available to give tours.Don't miss the maze !
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