Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Vancouver

Vancouver is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Vancouver one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Vancouver is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Vancouver or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Vancouver. Explore the historical monuments of Vancouver with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Vancouver guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Vancouver page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Vancouver with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Downtown Vancouver

    #1 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Downtown Vancouver

    Tags: Outdoors, Streets

    Address: Downtown, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    A bustling shopping district with plenty of places to hang out, eateries to try delicious food and art galleries and modern venue that host events, the Vancouver downtown explodes with life all year r...Read more

  2. Rogers Arena

    #2 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Rogers Arena

    Tags: Sport, Arena, Games

    Address: 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver, BC V6B 6G1, Canada

    The very place where the Canadian’s Men’s and Women’s hockey team won an iconic game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the Rogers Arena is a larger-than-life, ultra modern ...Read more

  3. Commercial Drive

    #3 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Commercial Drive

    Tags: Walking Area, Street Market, Street Food, Neighborhoods

    Address: Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A lively place that credits its rich culture to immigrants taking shelter here post the two World Wars, Commercial Drive is filled with small theatres, old buildings, graffiti art around the street an...Read more

  4. Holy Rosary Cathedral

    #4 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Holy Rosary Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 646 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A3, Canada

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Oozing charm with French Gothic architecture, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary preserves the 20th century of Vancouver in its modern generation. The interiors with a Latina Cross, a nave m...Read more

  5. Granville Street Mall

    #5 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Granville Street Mall

    Tags: Street Market, Shopping Center, Street Food, Streets

    Address: 796 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Granville Street mall is a pedestrian street lined with a number of shops that cater to every budget, taste, mood and style. From high fashion stores to small boutiques that are waiting to be expl...Read more

  6. Christ Church Cathedral

    #6 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Christ Church Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 690 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2L1, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Built in the early 19th century, the Christ Church Cathedral is loved for its Gothic architecture and is one of the most charming buildings in the city. The interiors of the church with stained-glass ...Read more

  7. Denman Street

    #7 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Denman Street

    Tags: Entertainment, Streets

    Address: Denman St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Offering a world within itself, the Denman Street has the English Bay beach to the south and the Burrard Inlet to the north. The proximity to the Stanley park is why you find many rental shops here wh...Read more

  8. A-maze-ing-laughter And Morton Park

    #8 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    A-maze-ing-laughter And Morton Park

    Tags: Park, Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Morton Park, 1800 Morton Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    An iconic bronze sculpture made by Yue Minjun, ‘A-maze-ing Laughter’ consist of 14 statues that are caught in a hilarious moment. The happy place is perfect to stop by during a walk and ta...Read more

  9. Girl In A Wetsuit

    #9 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Girl In A Wetsuit

    Tags: Statue

    Address: 2743 Stanley Park Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Siting on a rock off the shore of Stanley Park, the ‘Girl In A Wetsuit’ shows a beautiful diver looking wistfully at the horizon. Created by artist Elek Imredy, the life-size sculpture was...Read more

  10. Robson Street

    #10 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Robson Street

    Tags: Restaurant, Shopping Center, Streets

    Address: Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Robson Street is the center of all activity and the shopping street that every shopaholic just has to visit in Vancouver. This area is hip, fun and hence very popular. The shopping is ofcourse the mai...Read more

  11. Vancouver City Hall

    #11 of 11 Historical Places in Vancouver
    Vancouver City Hall

    Tags: Hall

    Address: 453 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4, Canada

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in 1936, the City Hall is loved for its Art-Deco architecture with a 12 storey tower that bears a clock on top. The hall is a functional building and is used by the Broadway–City Hall stat...Read more

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  • Stanley Park First Nations Interpretive Walking Tour
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