It’s no secret that Richmond has an amazing dining scene—where else can you dive into congee bowls, tornado potatoes and dragon’s beard candy with almost no legwork?  But if you talk to the locals, you’ll discover there’s much more to this Pacific, authentic British Columbia city than just great eats.

This is also the place to check out two National Historic Sites on a scenic boardwalk stroll; visit an official Olympic venue and test your own sporting skills; snap photos of regional wildlife from orcas to eagles; or nose around Asian shopping malls and a steam-shrouded seasonal night market that’s recognized as one of the best in North America.

There are also lesser-known gems to uncover here. Richmond has wine producers and cool public art; sparkling annual festivals and a massive visitor-friendly Buddhist temple; and top-notch nightlife from live theatre to international musicians—as well as karaoke bars and challenging escape rooms.

These are the kind of genuine, locally-loved experiences curious travellers are always trying to discover when visiting new places—and that’s where we come in.

Our blog is all about giving you the inside track on what to see and do in Richmond. From the urban to the artsy; from the historic to the ultra-modern; and from the outdoorsy to the unexpected, we’ll be uncovering a full menu of inspiring and often surprising suggestions for you.

And don’t worry if you’re hungry: we’ll continue to feast on the amazing, taste-tripping restaurants here—when you’re home to the best Asian dining outside Asia, it’s not something you want to ignore. But we’ll also be serving-up some brilliant ideas for what to do in Richmond when you’re not sitting down to eat!

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