PHOTOS Vancouver: Skyscrapers, mountains, and water


Vancouver: Skyscrapers, mountains, and water

08:52, July 10, 2018

Editor's Note: Vancouver, the largest city in western Canada, is a bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis that sits among the mountains and water of the North American west coast. It's a city that's hard not to love — indeed, it's become so popular in recent years that property prices have skyrocketed. View of downtown Vancouver from Commercial Drive in the eastern part of the city. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

The historic Dominion Building — completed in 1910 — is located near Victory Square in the Gastown neighborhood of Vancouver. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

The historic Sun Tower sits at the heart of Vancouver. When it was completed in 1912, it was the tallest building in the British Empire. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

The historic Marine Building, a famous example of Art Deco architecture, sits among modern skyscrapers in downtown Vancouver. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

The Harbour Centre is one of Vancouver's most popular lookout points. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

A view of North Vancouver from Burrard Landing in the city's downtown. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

A seaplane descends towards Vancouver Harbour. Seaplanes are one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

A cargo ship slowly makes its way into Vancouver Harbour. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

English Bay Beach, located near the center of Vancouver, is a popular destination on sunny days for locals and tourists alike. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

"A-maze-ling Laughter" is set of sculptures by Chinese artist Yue Minjun in Morton Park, located just across the street from English Bay Beach. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

The Millennium Gate entrance to Vancouver's Chinatown. Vancouver has had a long history with Chinese immigrants and residents. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

Bust of Sun Yat-sen at the entrance of Vancouver's Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden. Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925) was a renowned statesman who led the revolution that ended imperial rule in China. [Photo by Jesse Anderson /]

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