A city known for its natural attractions and friendly residents, Vancouver makes a wonderful holiday destination. Whether one is looking to relax in natural surroundings or wishes to enjoy adventure activities, Vancouver never disappoints its visitors. The city offers numerous opportunities of biking, mountaineering, kayaking, skiing and water sports. The downtown area of Vancouver has several historic buildings that are good to see. The Stanley Park is the main attraction of the city along with its seawall and the Vancouver Aquarium.
The Museum of Anthropology is one of the best museums in the city, displaying world-class arts and cultures. There are several beautiful parks in the city including the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, UBC Botanical Garden and the VanDusen Botanical Garden. For appreciators of art, there are several art galleries in Vancouver which you should visit - The Vancouver Art Gallery and the Contemporary Art Gallery are some of the best galleries to see work from local artists.
Vancouver offers an exceptional shopping experience. There are numerous independent shops and boutiques in the city that offer local items. The Robson Street has numerous fashion stores. The Yaletown is the best place for shopping in Vancouver. Other good places for shopping in the city include South Main, Chinatown Night Market, Richmond Night Market and Commercial Drive.
Vancouver is served by the Vancouver International Airport. From the airport visitors can get taxis, limousines or the SkyTrain to reach their destination in the city. The SkyTrain is a rapid transport system and also the quickest and easiest way of travelling from the airport. Taxis are available from just outside the baggage claim area and costs about $25-30 for a ride into the city. Limousines would cost around $40-55.
There are numerous places where visitors can find halal food in Vancouver. Some good halal restaurants in Vancouver include Curry Feast, Zeitoon, Anatolia Express, Mr. Shawarma, Einstein Wrap House, Tamam, etc.
There are several mosques in Vancouver. The best known mosques in Vancouver include Masjid ar-Rahman, Masjid Omar al-Farooq, Ul Haqq Masjid, Jamia Masjid Vancouver, etc.