Featured Attraction of the Week: Nitobe Memorial Garden (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Back by popular demand, Inside Vancouver has relaunched the “Featured Attraction of the Week” series. Each Monday we’ll be featuring a different Vancouver attraction and will be giving away free tickets to our readers. To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment.

Looking for a tranquil oasis to get away from life’s hustle and bustle? Nitobe Memorial Garden is a traditional Japanese Tea and Stroll garden located at the University of British Columbia. Considered to be the one of the most authentic Japanese gardens in North America, the garden includes a rare authentic Tea Garden with a ceremonial Tea House.
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Featured Attraction of the Week: Nitobe Memorial Garden (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Pretty in Pink: Celebrating Vancouver’s Sakura

Cherry Blossoms In Vancouver


The following article was submitted by Lena White, passionate Vancouverite.

Spring time in Vancouver is a joyous spectacle of cotton candy cherry trees that toss the city with pink confetti! The Vancouver Park Board has planted and maintains over 19,000 flowering cherry trees in the city. There is a great diversity of species, each with its subtly unique blossoms, colours, and fragrances. While there are dozens of varieties in Vancouver, I’ll tell you about the three most commonly planted.

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Pretty in Pink: Celebrating Vancouver’s Sakura