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New Westminster is a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the Fraser River, in the Burrard Peninsula, and is part of the Greater Vancouver District. The city spreads for 15 square kilometres (9 miles square) and is bordered by Burnaby, Coquitlam, and Richmond.
New Westminster is an important industry and transportation centre. The major industries in the city include the high-tech and fibre-optic industry, along with professional business services. Kruger paper products also have a presence in New Westminster. There are many serviced office options throughout New Westminster.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The city has much to offer its visitors. Those interested in the local history have several museum options, such as: Irving House Historic Centre, Samson V Maritime Museum, and Fraser River Discovery Centre. Walking tours and riverboat cruises are another possibility to help you get acquainted with the charms of the area. New Westminster has a variety of restaurants and entertainment options. Examples include: The Old Bavaria Haus, a restaurant offering food in Bavarian style (mainly schnitzels); Tamarind Hill Malaysian Cuisine, serving affordable authentic Malaysian food, like satays, roti canai. Other options include The Thirsty Duck an English-style pub and The Heritage Grill, a jazz club with separate dining area.
New Westminster is just 20 km (12 miles) from Vancouver International Airport. The city is approachable by car from the Trans-Canada Highway or by the TransLink transit system. Direct buses connect to Lurnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey and Richmond. Public transit in New Westminster is possible by the available TransLink buses. Walking is also a reasonable option, as the downtown is quite compact.