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30 of Canada's most beautiful bridges

Love Exploring Logo By Elizabeth Chorney-Booth of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 31: Linking the city of Vancouver to North Vancouver, the sprawling Lions Gate Bridge has been a West Coast landmark since it opened in 1938. The road leading to the bridge cuts through leafy Stanley Park, a remarkably controversial route at the time of the bridge’s construction. The bridge is named after “the Lions,” a pair of nearby mountain peaks, and its south entrance also features two concrete lion sculptures by artist Charles Marega.

Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia

Linking the city of Vancouver to North Vancouver, the sprawling Lions Gate Bridge has been a West Coast landmark since it opened in 1938. The road leading to the bridge cuts through leafy Stanley Park, a remarkably controversial route at the time of the bridge’s construction. The bridge is named after “the Lions,” a pair of nearby mountain peaks, and its south entrance also features two concrete lion sculptures by artist Charles Marega.

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