The Rough Guide to Vancouver [NOOK Book]

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The Rough Guide to Vancouver is the essential companion to one of the world's most majestic cities with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions. From soaking up some high-speed ice hockey at a Vancouver Canucks game to admiring the cities glorious panaramas by sea plane, discover Vancouver's highlights inspired by dozens of photos. Find detailed historical coverage of the must-see sights and practical advice on getting around the city whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best ...

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The Rough Guide to Vancouver

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Overview

The Rough Guide to Vancouver is the essential companion to one of the world's most majestic cities with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions. From soaking up some high-speed ice hockey at a Vancouver Canucks game to admiring the cities glorious panaramas by sea plane, discover Vancouver's highlights inspired by dozens of photos. Find detailed historical coverage of the must-see sights and practical advice on getting around the city whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops, caf├ęs and restaurants for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Vancouver includes two sections on Eating Out in Vancouver and The Great Outdoors with insider tips on spectating and enjoying the countless sports opportunities on offer all year round. Rely on expert insider tips on where to find comedy, theatre and live music, ideas for entertaining children plus details for excursions out of the city to Victoria, The Gulf of Islands, Whistler and the Sunshine Coast. Explore every corner of Vancouver with clear maps and expert backgound on everything from Pacific Rim cuisine to Vancouver's aboriginal cultures.


Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Vancouver.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848369894
  • Publisher: Rough Guides, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/3/2010
  • Series: Rough Guide to...
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 264
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Tim Jepson is a travel writer for The Telegraph and is co-author of Rough Guides to Canada, The Pacific Northwest and Tuscany & Umbria.
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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
The Guide 1
1 Introducing the City 3
2 Downtown Vancouver 22
3 Gastown and Chinatown 40
4 Stanley Park 55
5 Granville Island 70
6 Southern Vancouver 78
7 University of British Columbia 89
8 North Vancouver 101
Listings 119
9 Accommodation 121
10 Eating 139
11 Drinking 160
12 Nightlife 167
13 Performing arts and film 176
14 Gay and lesbian Vancouver 184
15 Shopping 189
16 Kids' Vancouver 207
17 Sports and outdoor activities 212
18 Festivals and annual events 227
19 City directory 236
Out of the City 243
20 Victoria 245
21 Whistler and the Sunshine Coast 277
Contexts 297
A brief history of Vancouver 299
Aboriginal cultures 310
Books 314
Index 318
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