Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Vancouver, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.8 km
Ascend 64 m
Descend 77 m

Explore Vancouver in Canada with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Vancouver

Sight 1: St. James'

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St. James'

St. James' Anglican Church is a unique church building in the Diocese of New Westminster of the Anglican Church of Canada located at the north-east corner of East Cordova Street and Gore Avenue in the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in what is now its east Downtown and Strathcona neighbourhoods containing the Downtown Eastside district.

Wikipedia: St. James Anglican Church (Vancouver) (EN), Website

332 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Wendy Poole Memorial

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Wendy Poole Park is a small triangular plot of parkland near the waterfront in the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, British Columbia. The land is at Alexander Street and the Main Street Overpass, and it was named by the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation for a young aboriginal woman who was murdered nearby in 1989. The park contains a memorial boulder inscribed with information about Poole.

Wikipedia: Wendy Poole Park (EN)

844 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

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The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a Chinese garden in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Located in the city's Chinatown, it was the first Chinese garden built outside of Asia. It is located at 578 Carrall Street and consists of a freely accessible public park and a garden with an admission fee. The mandate of the garden is to "maintain and enhance the bridge of understanding between Chinese and western cultures, promote Chinese culture generally and be an integral part of the local community."

Wikipedia: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (EN), Website

1066 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 4: Science World

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Science World is a science centre run by a not-for-profit organization called ASTC Science World Society in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the end of False Creek and features many permanent interactive exhibits and displays, as well as areas with varying topics throughout the years.

Wikipedia: Science World (Vancouver) (EN), Website, Opening Hours

592 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Marker of Change

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Marker of Change

The École Polytechnique massacre, also known as the Montreal massacre, was an antifeminist mass shooting that occurred on December 6, 1989 at the École Polytechnique de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec. Fourteen women were murdered; another ten women and four men were injured.

Wikipedia: École Polytechnique massacre (EN)


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