Lions Gate Bridge

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  • Address: Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: View Point, Bridge, Family And Kids

About Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

Built in the 1930’s. the Lions Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that runs over the Burrard Inlet with its name referring to ‘The Lions’- the mountain peaks located to the North of Vancouver. The bridge covers a length of 1,823 meters, standing tall at a staggering height of 364 feet from the foot of the bridge to the top of the tower.

The view of the bridge during the sunset is quiet stunning while the view of the Vancouver skyline from the bridge itself, is like no other.

How To reach Lions Gate Bridge by Public Transport

  • By Bus: EB Marine Dr Offramp NS Lions Gate Bridge
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car, Bicycle or Scooter.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Lions Gate Bridge

  • 17.39% of people who visit Vancouver include Lions Gate Bridge in their plan

  • 26.66% of people start their Lions Gate Bridge visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Lions Gate Bridge

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

92.46% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lions Gate Bridge

People normally club together Seawall In Vancouver and English Bay Beach while planning their visit to Lions Gate Bridge.

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Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver Reviews

  • If you're not very fit, this will be a good workout. However, while the span is considerably large, it is well worth it for the views out over the mountains and the greater Vancouver area. The bridge has been made famous after a number of movies, not least Final Destination (which like many movies, was filmed almost entirely in Vancouver).

  • Lions Gate Bridge connects Stanley Park with North and West Van. Most of my early years in Vancouver it was referred to as the First Narrows Bridge. Views of the bridge and from the bridge are worth seeing. I will admit my views from the bridge have been while driving across. For many years Vancouver has supported the slowness of traffic on the bridge, so that people in their cars can truly enjoy it. At least that is the story told while enjoying the wonderful old taste of a Guinness Beer once you make it home. While at Stanley Park be sure to enjoy the view of this beautiful bridge, built by the Guinness family - The Lions Gate Bridge.

  • Beautiful view from this bridge. Terrible traffic at rush hour regardless of the direction you are going. There are only three lanes, two of which are open in the direction with the most traffic making travelling opposite rush hour just as time consuming. Not accessible from the Stanley park scenic drive during rush hour.

  • It's a beautiful bridge. You can cross it by car/bus or walk. If you are walking, It has an spectacular view of the city and I recommend it to see the sunset.

  • Absolutely gorgeous view! In my opinion, the best views of Vancouver and Stanley Park are to be seen by walking/cycling on this bridge. The traffic is loud. Cars are driving very close by and fast, which is rather scary! But the view more than makes up for this small downside.

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