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Top 10Waterfront, Gastown & Chinatown

The waterfront is Vancouver's heart. After New York, the city is North America’s second largest port in both size and tonnage. With the opening of the cruise ship terminal at Canada Place in the mid-1980s, it also became one of the world’s major cruise ship ports. A block away, Gastown’s origin as a tough mill town is masked by gracefully restored heritage buildings constructed during the boom years of the early 1900s. The Landing, next to Waterfront Station, was one of the first to be renovated. Farther along West Cordova Street begins Chinatown, the largest in North America after San Francisco’s. The ...

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