With around 2.3 million residents, Greater Vancouver is one of Canada’s most populous areas. Vancouver is the coastal hub of this area, situated next to the Strait of Georgia I’ve complied a few things to see and do in the city.
SEE: Vancouver International Film Festival runs for two weeks in late September and early October, showing both Canadian and international films. The festival was founded in 1982 and is a not-for-profit charitable organisation attracting around 150,000 visitors each year to see hundreds of films from countries all over the world.
VISIT: The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a unique learning experience allowing its visitors to learn about space and the night sky since 1968.
EAT: Cloud Nine is a revolving restaurant on the 42nd floor of Vancouver’s tallest builduing, The Empire Landmark Hotel. One revolution takes 1 hour 20 minutes, giving a unique dining experience whilst checking out the spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of the city from one of the seventy 6 meters tall windows.
STAY: The Pan Pacific boasts a spectacular harbour front location in downtown Vancouver, offering panoramic views of the harbour, mountains, Stanley Park and the city skyline. The hotel’s waterfront restaurants and lounge provides an award winning selection of West Coast Cuisine whilst highlighting Vancouver’s magnificent sights. Guests are also entertained with live opera, piano and jazz. The sun deck is situated 100 feet above the harbour and features a heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, and the fitness club provides the very latest equipment and facilities for use by guests. Other facilities include an in room massage service, Spa and a concierge. Rooms at the Pan Pacific include a marble bathroom with amenities as well as air conditioning, satellite television, internet connection, safe, CD player, coffee maker and private refrigerated bar amongst other comforts.
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