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Vancouver’s Most Instagrammable Destinations

Vancouver is a sensational destination to explore, with awe-inspiring adventures, unexpected works of art and breathtaking attractions all begging to be photographed. To help you embark on a memorable journey, we’ve created the ultimate list of must-photograph Vancouver destinations you’ll want to uncover and share with the world. Are you ready to catapult your Instagram to star status?


  1. The Douglas Elevator, Parq Vancouver

Lights. Mirrors. Selfie! If there was ever a most-photographed lift, the ride up to the fashionable D6 and Douglas Hotel, An Autograph Collection, would be it.

  1. Kitsilano Wings

Place yourself in the middle of this angelic street art for a shot that appears on the worthiest of Top 10 lists.

  1. The Park, Parq Vancouver

With the natural beauty of local floras and towering spires of BC Place as your backdrop, this photograph from the elevated urban park could define the essence of Vancouver.

  1. Grouse Mountain

Whether you make the grind by foot or choose to take the tram, you’ll be rewarded with an incredible sight of downtown Vancouver in return.

  1. Victor Wallpaper

The Victor offers a dining experience unparalleled in Vancouver, and it begins with a masterful, show-stopping wallpaper of busy (bloody) bees.

  1. Granville Island

With a brightly coloured umbrella in your hand and the Burrard Bridge as your framework, this rainy-day adventure will offer a cheerful snapshot.

  1. JW Marriott, Sky Suite, Parq Vancouver

A high-rolling experience above the clouds, the question is, to appear in the photograph or let the 180-degree panorama windows speak for themselves?

  1. Lions Gate Bridge

Explore Stanley Park at dusk for a sun-kissed image of the iconic Lion’s Gate Bridge with the glorious North Shore mountains behind.

  1. Parq Panda

Capture a still of these two larger-than-life pandas at the entrance of Parq Vancouver for a subtle, reflective self-portrait.

  1. Digital Orca

This sculptural conduit allows visitors to travel in time between past and present, natural and arithmetical, and has become one of Vancouver’s most captured images.

  1. Deep Cove

Stroll its refined shores, sojourn with a scoop of ice cream or hike the famed Quarry Rock, all quintessential experiences that capture the essence of this North Shore destination.

  1. The Glamoury, Parq Vancouver

Treat yourself to styling at Vancouver’s preeminent makeup and blowout bar, then present your gorgeous self to the world stage.

  1. Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capture the adventure of the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as you trek under the canopy along treetop bridges.

  1. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Strike a pose in the middle of the garden’s ornate plants and calming waters set in the middle of the bustling city.

  1. Vancouver Art Gallery

Step inside Vancouver’s cultural gem to find two perfectly symmetrical stairways that change in appearance with the gallery’s rotating works of fine art.

  1. Vancouver Public Library

The building may be known as Vancouver’s architectural jewel, but one librarian has turned insta-famous for posting bizarre adventures in literature. Think, “Plants Behaving Badly.”

  1. Horseshoe Bay

A journey to the islands that surround Vancouver begins with a serene voyage by ferry you’ll board in the photogenic community of Horseshoe Bay.