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Vancouver Gay Guide and Photo Gallery

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The host of the most recent Winter Olympics and one of the most dramatically situated cities in the world, Vancouver ranks among Canada's top gay destinations, especially its bustling Davie Village and funky Commercial Drive - two areas popular with the GLBT set. This gleaming, contemporary city with a smart food scene, hip shopping, and some of the country's best museums is also perfect for outdoorsy types, with everything from pristine beaches to majestic ski areas. Here's a gallery of top sights around the city, from raucous gay discos to leafy parks.

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Kitsilano Beach Park at sunset, overlooking Georgia StraitLittle Sister's Book & Art Emporium, the city's GLBT bookstore on Davie StreetNumbers Cabaret, a long-running gay club on Davie Street in the West EndDavie Street Village, the heart of Vancouver's gay district
Womyns' Ware, a women-owned erotic and sex shop on Commercial DriveSkyTrain, Vancouver's light-rail system (Stadium-Chinatown station)Coast restaurant's clam chowder, calamari, and fish-and-chips hand rollsCelebrities gay nightclub, on Davie Street in the West End's Gay Village
Capilano Suspension Bridge, in a rainforest park in North VancouverMelriches Coffeehouse, a favorite cafe with GLBT community on Davie StreetChambar, a stylish Beglian restaurant with a cooking school and cafeOdyssey Nightclub Vancouver (closed September 2010)
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