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The beautiful city of Canada you will love to visit.

The beauty of it

One of the most famous things about Vancouver is its physical beauty. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and deep blue sea, Vancouver is gorgeous; when the sun is shining, it's truly a sight to behold. Its beauty is so famous, Vancouver has made multiple lists of "Most Beautiful Cities in the World," including Forbes' list and Buzzfeed's. 

It's Liveability

Vancouver is so famous for being one of the world's "most livable cities" that it's regularly cited as one of the top examples whenever "liveable" cities are discussed. Vancouver came in at number five on Mercers top 10 Cities list in 2016 but it's been on everyone's top 10 lists for over a decade.

Stanley Park

The most famous landmark in Vancouver is Stanley Park. Located on the Downtown Vancouver peninsula and covering over 400 hectares (1000 acres), Stanley Park attracts both tourists and locals with its multiple attractions, including the famous Seawall (a paved pathway for biking, running or walking that runs around the park's rugged coastline) and the Stanley Park Totem Poles(one of the most-visited attraction in British Columbia). The park is also home to beaches, hiking trails, and the Vancouver Aquarium.

Outdoor Recreation

If you love outdoor recreation and adventures, then Vancouver should definitely be on your "must visit" list. Because of its proximity to both mountains and ocean, Vancouver is famous for offering every kind of outdoor sport and adventure, from skiing to snow sport  in the winter to kayaking and water sports in the summer, and hiking, camping, and biking year-round. Also fishing, scenic golf courses, and mountain ziplining.


Yes, Vancouver is famous for its rain. It rains about 165 days a year here, which is about 45% of the year, and it can rain for days in a row. So, yes, it rains a lot. 

Travelers can avoid much of that rain by visiting Vancouver in the summer months, particularly in August.

Canucks & Professional sports

If you follow hockey and the NHL, then you've heard of the famous Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks have been in the Stanley Cup Finals three times, and are enormously popular both in Vancouver and throughout Canada. If you're traveling to Vancouver and want an "authentic" local experience, you can't get much more authentic than watching the Canucks play at their home at Rogers Arena in Downtown Vancouver.

Though not exactly (world) famous yet, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC are one of Canada's best Major League Soccer (MLS) teams; they play at BC Place Stadium.

Vancouver is also famous for hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the 2014 Women's World Cup, and the Canadian Open golf tournament (last held in Vancouver in 2011).

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