Vancouver is a dynamic, multicultural city set in a spectacular natural environment. Surrounded by water on three sides and nestled alongside the Coast Mountain Range, Vancouver is the largest city in the province of British Columbia with over half a million residents and one of the mildest climates in Canada. Home to spectacular natural scenery and a bustling metropolitan core, Vancouver will be home to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2010.
Granville Street is one of Vancouver’s most famous streets set in the heart of downtown Vancouver, it has long been a destination for locals and visitors alike. With more than 100 funky, unique and affordable stores, restaurants and hotels it attracts an international audience. At night, the streets come alive with colourful buskers and performers. Visitors enjoy delicious drinks and fine foods at some of the city’s most celebrated restaurants. The street is recognized both on a worldwide level as well as locally as it remains Vancouverites’ favourite destination.
Downtown Granville Street provides access to The Bay and Sears department stores, Pacific Centre shopping mall, Robson Street shops and restaurants, as well as many unique stores all along Granville. Clothing and shoes stores sit beside book stores, accessory specialty shops, computer and electronic stores, discount music shops, as well as movie theatres, countless coffee shops and restaurants of all types and tastes! Granville Street is undoubtedly the street to see and be seen on.