Shopping in Vancouver and Richmond areas
Shopping in the Vancouver and Richmond area not only has a diverse variety of shops, but also is one of the most unique tourist sites. With an unending variety of clothing, book, sports, and specialty shops you are sure to find what you are looking for in this area. There is historic area shopping where you can get some of the most unique gifts that you cannot find anywhere else. Between the great native artwork and clothing to the more upscale and brand name items, you will find it all.
Shopping in Richmond
Richmond is perhaps home to the second largest Asian community in North America and what better place to find some of the most architecturally inviting shopping complexes than the Arberdeen Centre, offering both clothing and grocery stores. It is one of the largest malls in the country and its architecture is beautiful. Each day, at 12:00 noon, a musical fountain show begins and continues each hour. Talk about relaxing. You are sure to find many discounted clothing in a centre this size from brand names to bargain shopping a deal is waiting for you.
Another favorite Asian-themed shopping mall is the Golden Village. As Richmond’s Asian community accounts for approximately 60% of Richmond’s entire population, the Golden Village is more of a self-described “Chinatown” in the golden coast city of the Greater Vancouver area. This is probably the most culturally diverse areas to shop anywhere in the province of British Columbia.
Shopping in Vancouver
In Vancouver, the second largest mall in Canada awaits, the Metropolis at Metrotown. This shopping mall contains a Theatre, groceries, retail shops, and retail stores. Names such as Gymboree, Build a Bear, and the Disney store are sure to be a hit with children. There are also stores for the adult interest. Most high end and retail stores have in store savings or store flyers that offer discounts and savings for the customer. Some stores even have store coupons which can save you money on your purchases. With malls and centres like Oak Ridge Centre, Pacific Centre, Park Royal Shopping Centre, and Sinclaire Centre, you could enjoy a full day of shopping, fun, and artistry. There is something for everyone’s taste.
All of Vancouver is not selective to only the Chinese community, the Taiwanese community calls the President Plaza and is home to not only one of the largest hotel complexes, the Radisson Hotel, it houses one of the largest Asian supermarket chains, T & T Supermarkets.
Looking toward other Asian community based shopping centers; the Yaohan Centre was one of the largest Japanese-themed malls, but now caters not just to the Japanese community but to all Pan-Asian styles including Chinese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, Thai and Korean. Look for the largest Japanese supermarket, Osaka Supermarket for great Asian cuisine.
Shopping in North Vancouver
North Vancouver has one of the best fresh-food markets that can be found at the Lonsdale Quay Public Market inside the Lonsdale Quay Hotel. The Market includes other great specialty retail stores and a great children’s play area that allows the children to play while the adults look at the many other waterfront shops.
Make your way over to the Capilano Mall that is a little more intimate with more than 50 shops and services including two department stores and a food court.
If larger malls are not to your liking, visit the smaller Lynn Valley Centre that houses a few shops and services.
No matter what shopping mall you chose to spend your money in, make sure to look at all the various means of either printing out online discount coupons or through more conventional ways such as newspaper flyers, mall concierge or directly in the store itself.
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