at a glancein&aroundthe neighbourhood

Location

Located Southwest of Burnaby, Metrodown is mainly known for its three-story shopping mall which, otherwise known as the largest mall in British Columbia and the third biggest mall in Canada. Metrotown Mall is not only one of the biggest malls in Canada but it also is one of the busiest due to its easy accessibility being along the Skytrain.

Recreation

Metrotown Mall

Spend an afternoon or an entire weekend exploring British Columbia’s biggest mall Metropolitan Mall. Located adjacent to Metrotown Station, the Metropolitan mall is an attraction for many Canadians and international travelers.

Central Park

After a busy day of shopping at the Metropolitan Mall, take a stroll along the beautiful paths of Central Park--a 90-hectare urban park great for relaxing and winding down.

Deer Lake Park

Home to a variety of wild animals, Deer Lake Park has numerous walking trails, park benches, and playgrounds. It even welcomes Burnaby’s art gallery and many beautiful gardens.

Burnaby Village Museum and Carousel

Enjoy a day of history at Burnaby Village Museum where you explore replicas of historical buildings, businesses, and shops.

Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

Featured with grand ballrooms and spectacular meeting rooms, whether you are traveling and need a place to stay or want to have brunch at the grand Reflect Social Dining and Lounge, the Hilton in Metrotown always makes for a good visit.

Around the Corner

New Westminister

Renfrew-Collingwood

Metrotown Train Station

Burnaby Hospital

BCIT

Burnaby Lake

Fraser River

Education

Ecole Inman Elementary School

Chaffey-Burke Elementary School

Dr. HN MaacCorkindale Elementary School

Burnaby Central Secondary School

Windemere Secondary School

Moscrop Secondary School

BCIT

Vancouver Career College

CEFA Early Learning

Mozart School of Music

Transportation

Walk: There are a lot of paths and routes for Metrotown, but commute can belong by foot if trying to reach places outside of Metrotown. Bike: With many biking paths and routes, biking can be a good commuter choice for those who choose to reside in Metro down. However, the residence is to be aware of the Vancouver bike theft problem. Bus: Like biking, there are many bus routes in Metrotown which means convenient and timely commutes. Train: Metrotown Station is the main station for the area which is apart of the Expo Line. Car: Car is one of the most popular modes of transportation for the area but parking can be limited and many stalls are paid-for-parking. Car Share: Zipcar Evo

Restaurant & Retail

Reflect Social Dining and Lounge

6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby

Dine-in lavishly at the Refect Lounge-- a European-Asian restaurant famous for its menu and location being located in the Hilton Hotel.

Marutama Ramen

5278 Kingsway, Burnaby

Calling all Ramen lovers! This 4.5 star Ramen restaurant is sure to be leaving your stomach full and soul satisfied. Located at 5278 Kingsway, Burnaby, Marutama Ramen is well known by many locals and travelers.

Colour See See

Known well for dim sum, this Shanghainese restaurant features a delicious menu and cheerful atmosphere where many locals claim it to be “one of their favorites.”