Kitsilano & University of British Columbia attractions

Top Choice Museum in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Museum of Anthropology

Vancouver's best museum is studded with spectacular indigenous totem poles and breathtaking carvings – but it's also teeming with artifacts from cultures around the world, from intricate Swedish lace to bright Sri L…
Top Choice Park in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Arbutus Greenway

A former disused urban rail line that's being transformed by the city into a cool linear park, this 8.5km-long flora-fringed walking and cycling route is already paved and open to the public. Running south to the Fr…
Beach in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Kitsilano Beach

Facing English Bay, Kits Beach is one of Vancouver's favorite summertime hangouts. The wide, sandy expanse attracts buff Frisbee tossers and giggling volleyball players, and those who just like to preen while catchi…
Beach in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Jericho Beach

An activity-lover's idyll, Jericho is great if you just want to putter along the beach, clamber over driftwood and catch stunning views of downtown. It's popular with locals on summer evenings, so expect impromptu b…
University in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

The giant University of British Columbia is more than just your average college campus; it's also home to some of the city's best visitor attractions. There’s a modern art gallery, a cool natural history museum and …
Museum in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

A family-friendly museum showcasing a two-million-item natural-history collection including birds, fossils and herbarium displays. The highlight is the 25m blue-whale skeleton, artfully displayed in the two-story en…
Gardens in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

UBC Botanical Garden

You'll find a huge array of rhododendrons, a fascinating apothecary plot and a winter green space of off-season bloomers in this 28-hectare complex of themed gardens. Among the towering trees, look for northern flic…
Museum in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Pacific Museum of Earth

Across from the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, this sparkling little attraction has really upped its game in recent years. The cabinets of shimmering minerals come with handset audio narrations, while its darkened Globe…
Gardens in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Nitobe Memorial Garden

Exemplifying Japanese horticultural philosophies, this is a delightfully tranquil green oasis of peaceful pathways, small traditional bridges and a large, moss-banked pond filled with plump koi carp. It's named afte…
Bridge in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Burrard Bridge

Lions Gate Bridge gets all the kudos and much of the postcard space, but that's arguably due to being bookended by Stanley Park and the looming mountains. For many, the hulking green construction itself is not nearl…