6 Instagram spots to check out in Vancouver

6 Instagram spots to check out in Vancouver

Joyce–Collingwood Station Public Art

It’s not secret that Vancouver is an incredibly photogenic city and offers numerous opportunities for taking great photos. If you’re looking for some spots to organize a fun photo shoot with your family and friends, while enjoying some other activities along the way, we’ve got you covered! Check out our list of Instagram-able spots below.

Fun Alley @ North Vancouver

Address: 106 W 1st St., North Vancouver, BC

Route: SeaBus, R2 (Check out Trip Planner for more options)

Check out the Fun Alley for some awesome colorful pictures with abstract art and murals. The alley is located a few minutes from the Lonsdale Quay Market and will brighten your feed with the splashes of bright green, orange, pink and blue.

Kitsilano Swing @ Kitsilano Beach

Address: Kitsilano Beach

Route: 2 (Check out Trip Planner for more options)

If you wander around Kitsilano Beach, you’ll find a nice secluded spot with a swing and a calming view of the sea and mountains.

Granville Island

Address: 1602 Anderson St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y5

Route: 50 (Check out Trip Planner for more options)

Make sure to take a picture next to Granville Island’s neon sign. Colourful buildings and murals provide a perfect backdrop for additional shots, not to mention the panoramic view that the area offers of downtown Vancouver and both the Granville and Burrard Bridges.

Public Art at Joyce–Collingwood Station

Address: Joyce-Collingwood Station

Route: Expo Line to Waterfront (Check out Trip Planner for more options)

Make a stop at Joyce-Collingwood Station and take a picture with a colourful public art installation by Renée Van Half, titled ‘Carpeting.’ This public art piece wraps around the new west stationhouse and consists of brightly coloured geometric panels covering the pavement and walls.


Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Address: 578 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K2

Route: Expo Line to Stadium–Chinatown Station, 50, 22, 19, 23

Named the World’s Top City Garden by National Geographic, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first classical Chinese Garden in all of Canada. Drop by to check out the breathtaking pavilions and covered walkways, as well as a jade green pond, koi fish, and a collection of 150-year old miniature trees and tai hu rock.


Yaletown Umbrellas

Address: Yaletown, Vancouver, BC

Route: Canada Line to Yaletown–Roundhouse Station, 6, 23 (Check out Trip Planner for more options)

About 70 yellow umbrellas cover Bill Curtis Square, a place behind the Yaletown–Roundhouse Station,  as a hopeful reminder about the commitment of our community to flatten the curve. Brighten your day and your Instagram feed by taking the picture and sharing it with your friends and close ones ?

Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park

Address: 4600 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M4

Route: 33 (Check out Trip Planner for more options)

Bloedel Conservatory is the lush, domed tropical paradise at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park — the highest point in the city of Vancouver. Transport yourself to another world filled with 120 exotic birds and over 500 kinds of tropical plants and don’t forget to take a picture!

Where did we miss? Leave a comment and let others know about other Instagram-able spots in Metro Vancouver!