Locals, international tourists, and recent immigrants - try and count the number of accents you catch as you stroll along here - throng the hotels, eateries, and shops of Robson Street, Vancouver's de facto shopping promenade. Stand at the corner of Burrard and Robson and watch its colorful parade of shoppers and shops unfold.
Shoppers come to browse and buy the high-end clothing and accessory shops that line Robson Street. While most shops are of the ubiquitous chain-store variety, many boutiques showcase up-and-coming designers.
It’s also worth heading to the Stanley Park end of the strip, where you'll find a modern “mini-Asia” of subterranean internet cafés, hole-in-the-wall noodle eateries, and discreet karaoke bars populated by homesick Japanese and Korean language students. It's a great area for a cheap-and-cheerful, authentically South Asian lunch.
Robson Street cuts through the center of downtown, between Beatty Street on the east end and Stanley Park on the west end. The main shopping strip is between Burrard and Denman Streets. Robson Street is easily accessible via mass transportation and close to all downtown attractions.
Tours & Tickets
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Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Duration: 4 hours (approx.)