Vancouver BC Tourist Information and City Guide
Vancouver's Chinatown is second biggest Chinatown in North America, after San Francisco's.
Mandarin and Cantonese are the mother tongues in 30 per cent of Vancouver homes, which makes Chinese the largest "minority" ethnic group in the city.
There are many interesting shops and markets in Chinatown, many of which carry a varieties of exotic fresh and dried seafood and mushrooms.
Relax in the peaceful Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden or marvel at the ornate Millennium Gate - just steps away on Pender Street.
Visit the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, or participate in one of its many activities.