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Stanly Park viewing Downtown Vancouver Dusk

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Stanley Park is recognized around the globe as one of the great parks of the world! Vancouver's first park and one of the city's main tourist attractions, Stanley Park is an evergreen oasis of 400 hectares (1,000 acres) close to the downtown core. Its natural west coast atmosphere offering a back drop of majestic cedar, hemlock and fir trees embraces visitors and transports them to an environment rich in tranquility. The park abounds in wildlife and its features appeal to the naturalist, the plant lover or one who would do nothing more than relax in beautiful surroundings. There is always something happening in the park. (source: http://vancouver.ca/parks/parks/stanley/)

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A: Stanley Park Pavilion

de Rob van Gils, la distanta de 260 metri

Stanley Park is recognized around the globe as one of the great parks of the world! Vancouver's first...

Stanley Park Pavilion

B: Vancouver Stanley Park - Totem Poles

de i360HD, la distanta de 760 metri

Stanley Park is a 404.9 hectare (1,001 acre) urban park bordering downtown Vancouver, British Columbi...

Vancouver Stanley Park - Totem Poles

C: Harbour Green, Vancouver, Canada

de Sean Wallitsch, la distanta de 980 metri

On the edge of Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver, the Harbour Green park is the largest continuous w...

Harbour Green, Vancouver, Canada

D: Coal Harbour

de Nick Bray, la 1.1 km distanta

Coal Harbour in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Coal Harbour

E: Harbour Green Dock, Vancouver, Canada

de Sean Wallitsch, la 1.1 km distanta

On the edge of Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver, the Harbour Green park is the largest continuous w...

Harbour Green Dock, Vancouver, Canada

F: Aerial Stanley Park Pitch&Putt

de Ryan Whitehead, la 1.1 km distanta

This is the stanley park pitch and putt. It is the back 9, over looking english bay and the city of v...

Aerial Stanley Park Pitch&Putt

G: Aerial Panorama of West End and Stanley Park - Vancouver, Canada

de Nick Ivanov, la 1.3 km distanta

Aerial Panorama of West End and Stanley Park - Vancouver, Canada

Aerial Panorama of West End and Stanley Park - Vancouver, Canada

H: Coal Harbour at Dusk

de Randy Kosek, la 1.3 km distanta

View of Coal Harbour and the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC

Coal Harbour at Dusk

I: A-Maze-ing Laughter

de Fuad Khan, la 1.3 km distanta

"A-MAZE-ING LAUGHTER" Yue Minjun China   Vancouver Biennale

A-Maze-ing Laughter

J: Olympic Cauldron, Vancouver

de Daniel Oi, la 1.3 km distanta

Olympic Cauldron, Vancouver

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