Richmond

Richmond, British Columbia’s fourth-largest city, is only 20 minutes south of downtown Vancouver. The city is located on 17 flat islands in the Fraser River, and offers 80 kilometres (50 miles) of bike routes and dike trails. This multicultural city, which was a venue for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, has greenery-laden parks, top-notch recreational facilities and huge shopping centres. Richmond is also a cultural mecca. Here, you can tour Buddhist temples, view creations of local artists or catch live comedy and plays. The Richmond Art Gallery features exhibitions of regional, national and international works of art. Aberdeen Centre is an award-winning lifestyle and shopping destination with over 160 stores and 380,000 square feet of fashions, furniture and lifestyle products. And Richmond's Golden Village offers other dynamic shopping malls, karaoke clubs and many of the city's 375-plus Asian restaurants. Or you can order bowls of congee, stir-fried vegetables, dim sum or mango pudding from more than 200 restaurants on Alexandra Road alone, which the locals have nicknamed Food Street.

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Top 5 things to do

  • Taste the best Chinese food outside China
  • Explore the vintage Britannia Heritage Shipyard
  • Go whale-watching or fishing, or eat fresh local seafood in Steveston
  • Visit one of Richmond’s famous shopping malls
  • Take in the Richmond Night Market in the summer

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River Rock Resort and Casino Richmond waterfront location with marina Richmond Getaway River Rock Casino Resort

1 night from $184 CAD
+ $5.73 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

Sandman Signature Airport Hotel Richmond exterior Richmond Getaway Sandman Signature Airport Hotel

1 night from $174 CAD
+ $5.23 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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