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Shopping at Downtown Vancouver – Robson Street

You must walk Robson Street if you got time during your visit in Downtown Vancouver British Columbia. The Canadian equivalent of the American Rodeo Drive, simply known as Robson, allows one to shop some of Canada’s most premier retailers all in one strip.

This major thoroughfare in downtown Vancouver was named in honor of John Robson, one of the provinces previous Premiers. Robson stretches from B.C. Place stadium all the way to False Creek. The Vancouver Library Square, Vancouver Art Gallery and Robson Square are all adjacent to Robson Street. It is tied with Toronto’s Bloor Street West as being Canada most expensive street for rental space.

Downtown Vancouver Robson St.

Downtown Vancouver Robson St.

Robson is a very popular street among locals and visitors. It is not unusual to run into people on this street at all hours of the day as there are numerous brand new condominium complexes all around Robson Street and downtown Vancouver. Robson Street is accessible by car, by public transit and by Sky Train. Most Robson visitors enjoy walking the strip as it is a very busy pedestrian route.

Some of the more notable brands offered on Robson are: Salvatore Ferragamo, Coach, Lacoste, Tiffany & Co. Chanel, Cartier, Betsey Johnson, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Hermes, French Connection United Kingdom and many more.

It is also not unusual to see many exotic, rare cars and motorcycles on Robson as many locals like to cruise down the strip. Your Vancouver trip would not be complete without a shopping trip Robson Street.