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Granville Island

1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
+1 604-666-6655
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Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“public market” (1,347 reviews)
“food market” (469 reviews)
“farmers market” (397 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing little island filled with markets and amazing buskers, you could easily spend several days here! I had to go twice!

Thank 1994Nz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Granville Island is absolutely worth for visit while in BC Market are fulls of all kinds of fruits and vegetables. Interesting activities and street foods!!

Thank emestbecker9623
Reviewed 3 days ago

Aside from the fact that parking is horrendous on this island, the island is a perfect spot for an afternoon stroll. Produces are very fresh and the entire area is very scenic. It is touristy for sure, but if you are visiting Vancouver, you should...More

Thank TravelingRedPanda
Reviewed 4 days ago

Granville Island is walking distance from the city. The Island is so picturesque and houses many restaurants and a fabulous food market as well as lots of arty fair.

Thank Lily R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a cute little arts district, but most things are over priced. Parking is a fortune as are everything in the shops. There is good gelato, as well as nice views.

Thank Alisiya G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whether it's a rainy day or a sunny one you feel happy seeing all the bright colours and plant offerings the island presents. People watching is great young and old ones. The gift ideas are endless for others as well as for yourself😍. It also...More

Thank marynowak
Reviewed 6 days ago

This Island has history and is now a Public Marketplace full of interesting shops and great places to eat. Also a good photo shot looking back to the city.

Thank wazza53
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is so much to do at Granville Island. Kids market and play place, food market, brewery, arts and lots of neat shops. Take a visit to the hammock store and try one out. Great place to find unique gifts and souvenirs. (Especially at Christmas...More

Thank Britt D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A charter bus from Hope, all seniors from Hope, Agassiz, Chilliwack, most of them hobby painters, -potters, graphic artists. Recommended visits : the huge food hall, featuring international and especially rare delicatessen. Galleries feature top local artists. Specialty stores galore, the maritime element as per...More

Thank Dietger H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent half a day at Granville Island, great markets with plenty to buy from amazing fruit and vegetables to works of art and jewelry. Something for everyone.

Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
Nearby Restaurants
The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant
1,554 reviews
.08 km away
Edible Canada Bistro
721 reviews
.08 km away
Lee's Donuts of Granville Island
180 reviews
.03 km away
Granville Island Tea Co
52 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Aquabus
2,082 reviews
.07 km away
Granville Island Public Market
1,394 reviews
.01 km away
Burrard Bridge
37 reviews
.12 km away
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Questions & Answers
Jeff H
29 November 2017|
Response from Stephthedeafchef | Reviewed this property |
I cannot suggest parking, as we did not rent a car, but instead walked from our local hotel. Nonetheless, your available time to enjoy Granville Island’s stores and restaurants is ample. Enjoy yourselves!
Fernando R
11 May 2017|
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Response from A6848TDdavidp | Reviewed this property |
Any place on the Island will gladly accept almost any form of payment, There is no set rate. The exchange rate will vary from shop to shop. Unless you are aware of the bank rate you may pay more than you need to.
Caroline M
2 April 2017|
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Response from A6848TDdavidp | Reviewed this property |
NO! They will accept cash, credit, debit and in some(but not all) cases Traveller"s Cheques