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One of Vancouver’s oldest and buzziest districts, Gastown is packed with Victorian architecture and cobbled streets. Named after John “Gassy Jack” Deighton, an English mariner who opened a saloon in the area in the 19th century, the district is filled with heritage buildings now hosting boutiques, coffee shops, hip restaurants, and bars.
 
The Basics
Because of its rich history and attractive architecture, Gastown is a big draw for visitors to Vancouver. The neighborhood is explored on many walking tours, during which guides explain its Wild West origins and point out key sights, such as the 1910-built Dominion Building, Vancouver’s first high-rise, and the Gassy Jack Statue.
 
The district’s historic buildings and neon signs make it a go-to on photography tours of Vancouver, while its thriving restaurant scene ensures its inclusion on many food tours. Gastown’s long and checkered history also makes it a common stomping ground for ghost tour groups and guides focusing on Vancouver’s illicit prohibition-era past. Many walking tours cover ground in both Gastown and neighboring Chinatown.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Gastown is a must-visit for history buffs, foodies, and shoppers.
  • Wear comfortable shoes; Gastown rewards those who explore on foot.
  • Water, Hastings, and Carrall streets are the main thoroughfares in the neighborhood, which is best explored on foot.
  • Though there are some mild inclines and uneven surfaces, Gastown is mostly wheelchair accessible.
 
How to Get There
Gastown is located on the northeast edge of Downtown Vancouver, just southeast of Canada Place. The nearest transit station is Waterfront, which is served by the SkyTrain (Expo and Canada lines), the SeaBus passenger ferry, and the West Coast Express commuter rail service. Or, arrive as part of a tour that includes transportation.
 
When to Get There
Gastown is a busy downtown district and is most crowded in the evenings and on weekends. If you want to experience Gastown at its calmest, try coming midmorning midweek or in early morning on the weekend. One of the best times to visit is at night, when the district’s many craft beer bars and cocktail dens come alive.
 
What to See in Gastown
Gastown’s must-see sights are historic in nature. At Water Street, see Byrnes Block, a former luxury hotel. One of Vancouver’s oldest brick building, it was constructed in the late 19th century shortly after the 1886 Great Fire destroyed much of the city. At the corner of Water and Powell streets is another former hotel, the 6-story flatiron-style Hotel Europe. Also on Water Street is Gastown’s frequently photographed steam clock, which chimes every 15 minutes.


Address: Water Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Admission: Free
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Vancouver Full-Day Sightseeing and Photography

Vancouver Full-Day Sightseeing and Photography

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If you have a short time in Vancouver and want to come home with amazing photographs, this comprehensive tour is the way to go. Drive to Vancouver’s top sightseeing locations; get guidance on photography basics and find the best spots to photograph the views. From Lynn Canyon Park and the Suspension Bridge to the night lights of Granville Island and cobblestone streets of Gastown, you will come home with   beautiful mementos of the city.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Independent Bike & E-bike Tour of Vancouver

Independent Bike & E-bike Tour of Vancouver

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Pedal through Vancouver’s parks, historic districts and seaside paths with an independent bike tour of the city. Enjoy access to bike tour maps designed by local experts, and design the perfect route for your interests. Go as fast as you want, or set a leisurely pace as you take in sweeping views of the coastline and Stanley Park, or ride up the Spanish Banks to discover picture-perfect sandy beaches. See the city like a local, and get the perfect overview and orientation of Vancouver.
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IN GERMAN: City tour

IN GERMAN: City tour "wonderful Vancouver" - all highlights including Capilano

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Experience Vancouver IN GERMAN and through the eyes of a local! Enjoy the most beautiful city of the northern hemisphere in all its glory! All essential sights are included in this daily program! You will get a lot of background information and insider knowledge as well as good tips for Vancouver and your further journey. The tour can be done with a lot of cars and little walking, or with less cars and more walking. For private tours, you set the pace.
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  • 7 hours
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Small-Group Afternoon Bike Tour of Vancouver

Small-Group Afternoon Bike Tour of Vancouver

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Cycle along the seawall and through some of Vancouver’s most popular neighborhoods with your small group and a guide. You’ll see Gastown, Yaletown, Chinatown (with a stop at the serene Dr Sun Yat-Sen Garden) and Strathcona—Vancouver’s oldest residential neighborhood.  There will be time for a walk through the market on Granville Island before concluding the 11-mile (18 kilometer) trip.
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4 Day Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler Private Tour

4 Day Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler Private Tour

Explore Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler without the hassle of driving. Over four days, this private tour will take you to explore the highlights of each city and the surrounding area. The exact itinerary can be tailored to the interests of your party.
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Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Wine Tasting

Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Wine Tasting

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Combine two of Vancouver’s most popular activities — sightseeing and wine tasting — on a private 9-hour tour of Canada’s cultural capital. Tick off top attractions such as Vancouver Chinatown, Queen Elizabeth Park, and Lions Gate Bridge before visiting some of British Columbia’s top wineries in the afternoon. Visit the cellars, explore the vineyards and, most importantly taste locally-grown wine varietals. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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Vancouver / Capilano Suspension / Grouse Mountain / Sighseeing Tour Private

Vancouver / Capilano Suspension / Grouse Mountain / Sighseeing Tour Private

Vancouver’s fascinating past and present comes together in this engaging tour that traverses through urban cityscapes, seaside parks, and ancient rain forests. Begin with the highlights of downtown, including Canada Place,. Wind through impressive modern and historic architecture, past the Arts and Financial Districts, and the fashion hub of Robson Street. Continue across the Lions Gate Bridge to Vancouver’s scenic North Shore, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Don’t miss the impressive collection of First Nations artwork and the historic Story Centre. From the spectacular Cliffwalk, gaze out over towering cedars, and the Capilano River winding through the valley far below. Take an exhilarating walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge to the other side where many unique and informative experiences await. see the beauty of Grouse Mountain and enjoy the Tour
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Private Tour: Vancouver 1-Hour City Highlights Driving Tour

Private Tour: Vancouver 1-Hour City Highlights Driving Tour

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See Vancouver in a flash on this private 1-hour chauffeured tour. Travel aboard a sedan, SUV or van (the tour is priced per vehicle for up to 11 passengers), and get a taste of the seaside city’s top attractions. See Stanley Park, the Canada Place Sails, the Olympic Torch, the Gastown Steam Clock, Science World, Planetarium, Chinatown and more. It’s a perfect tour to book if you have a late airport departure or want to fit in great sightseeing while your ship is docked at port.
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"Wonderful Vancouver" - all highlights city tour, english for foreigners (easy)

Discover the delights of coastal Vancouver on this in-depth sightseeing tour, aimed at travelers with English as a second language. With your guide on hand—sharing insight and knowledge with easy vocabulary and helpful hand gestures—learn the secrets of top attractions like the Capilano suspension bridge, Chinatown, Gastown, and enjoy panoramic views from the Vancouver Lookout. Pickup and drop-off at your Vancouver hotel is included on your tour.
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  • 7 hours
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Vancouver City Explorer Private Tour

Vancouver City Explorer Private Tour

Enjoy the personal service of a Vancouver guide as you explore the city’s highlights, from waterfront parks to cultural hotspots, historic neighborhoods, and top landmarks. With door-to-door transport in a climate-controlled, Mercedes Benz van, you can relax between stops in comfort. A private tour also means the flexibility to sightsee at your own pace, while checking out a handpicked list of 18 Vancouver points of interest.
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  • 6 hours
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Vancouver City Tour

Vancouver City Tour

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This fully narrated 4-hour Vancouver City Highlights Tour takes you to the city’s greatest sights. Vancouver is truly a traveller’s paradise, consistently voted one of the world’s most livable cities. Locals are recognized for their friendly nature and welcoming attitude. Perched on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and framed by the British Columbia Coast Mountains, it’s easy to fall in love with this breathtaking city. Discover highlights like historic Gastown, Chinatown, scenic English Bay and the picturesque Vancouver Harbour. Stops in Stanley Park feature First Nations totem poles, as well as spectacular views from Prospect Point. Also, visit the charming farmer’s market at Granville Island and enjoy 360° panoramic views from Vancouver Lookout’s observation deck (admission included) high atop Harbour Centre Tower.Our tours are conducted on comfortable mini-coaches seating up to 30 passengers and offering exceptional visibility.
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  • 4 hours
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Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City and Gardens Tour

Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City and Gardens Tour

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Combine an exploration of some of Vancouver’s top neighborhoods with a garden-themed sightseeing  8-hour private city tour by limo. Explore Vancouver attractions like Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, and the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden in the morning. After lunch you’ll enjoy the views fro Queen Elizabeth Park and tour the Blodel Conservatory and VanDusen Botanical Garden.
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  • 10 hours
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Vancouver City Finest Private Afternoon Tour

Vancouver City Finest Private Afternoon Tour

When you’re short on time in Vancouver, this half-day tour offers a great introduction to the city in an afternoon. With pickup and drop-off available at downtown hotels, cruise port, or airport, this private sightseeing offers a flexible itinerary with a few stops and strolls. Visit highlights like Stanley Park, Granville Island, Queen Elizabeth Park, Chinatown, and Gastown.
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Vancouver Murder Mystery Adventure in Gastown (2-10 Players)

Vancouver Murder Mystery Adventure in Gastown (2-10 Players)

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Channel your inner detective to solve this murder mystery. You will scour the streets of Gastown, visiting some popular landmarks, like the Gastown steam clock, the statue of Gassy Jack, and Gaoler’s Mews to find the clues you need. Find the clues, solve the puzzle, and help bring the killer to justice.
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  • 2 hours
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Best of Vancouver Private Evening City Tour

Best of Vancouver Private Evening City Tour

Explore this stunning city at night during a private evening tour of Vancouver. Journey through the streets of this picturesque destination that lies between the mountains and the sea. Visit the site of the 2010 Winter Olympics and get a taste of what this popular destination has to offer after dark. This three-hour tour is designed for travelers who might otherwise miss out on seeing this incredible city.
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  • 3 hours
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Personal Travel Photographer Tour in Vancouver

Personal Travel Photographer Tour in Vancouver

Leave your selfie stick at home on a tour of Vancouver accompanied by a professional photographer guide. In addition to capturing candids, your guide recommends photo locations that suit your needs and interests, whether your trip is a romantic getaway or a family vacation. All photos are made easily accessible in an online gallery with free digital downloads.
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Vancouver City Tour With Stanley, Grouse Mountain & Capillano Suspension Private

Vancouver City Tour With Stanley, Grouse Mountain & Capillano Suspension Private

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Vancouver winter means ski season, festivals, funky light events and new trails to explore.Just because it’s colder doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be outside.Grouse Mountain is one of the top Vancouver points of interest. Some people prefer skiing or snowboarding at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver since it’s the closest to downtown but that does make it a little bit busier than some of the other local hills.If you’re not in to skiing or snowboarding it’s almost worth going up to Grouse Mountain in winter just for the view of the city lights and the other awesome winter activities that go on up there Trying at least one outdoor activity this winter is a must do in Vancouver. Below are some of the best outdoor and indoor activities in Vancouver this winter. 1) Peak of Christmas in Grouse Mountain 2) Head to the Vancouver Christmas Market 3) Bright light in the Stanley Park 4) Experience CandyTown in Yaletown 5) Shop at the Craft Winter Market 6) Go ice skating downtown 7)Enjoy Granville
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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 2 Hours Private tour of Vancouver ending at Airport or Hotel.

2 Hours Private tour of Vancouver ending at Airport or Hotel.

Flexible private tour package. You can tailor your to 6 hours depending upon your need. Airport, Hotel and Cruise Terminal drop offs are available. Start times can be altered according to your convenience. Group sizes are flexible from 2-10 people. Our drivers/ Guides are very professional and local with very good knowledge of the area.
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$98 Vancouver Airport Layover sightseeing /Best of Vancouver in 2 Hours Private

$98 Vancouver Airport Layover sightseeing /Best of Vancouver in 2 Hours Private

Vancouver International Airport Given that, those with a layover in Vancouver of over four hours may want to board the private Luxary van into the downtown in a mere 26 minutes! Once downtown, the city is yours to discover. Whether you wander over to the ocean front to check out the classic Granville Island and all its local brews, or whether you decide to check out some of the regions natural beauty in GasTown , Canada place ,or on yaletown you’re sure to fall in love with Vancouver on a quick layover. just ask ;; our guide for more information on what to do and how to do it!
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  • 2 hours
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Small-Group Best of Vancouver City - Private Safe Tour

Small-Group Best of Vancouver City - Private Safe Tour

Experience the highlights of Vancouver by taking part in our Best of Vancouver City Tour! This tour includes: narrated drive through Downtown Vancouver (including Gastown & Chinatown), Vancouver Lookout Tower, Stanley Park, a Harbour Cruise*, and Granville Island. Can you imagine being able to fit all of that into a half-day on your own? Let us do all the work as you relax and enjoy the city. *Tentative boat cruise dates: April 26-September 30th, 2020. Partial refund for the boat portion will be provided in event the boat does not operate. Tour will operate as normal, without the boat portion.
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  • 4 hours
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Best Price Vancouver City Tour

Best Price Vancouver City Tour

In this tour traveller see top Vancouver sights in just a few hours.. Give ideal overview of Vancouver for first time visitors Stops included Stanley park , Granville island .Canada place , Gastown , and Vancouver Lookout. Admission of Vancouver Lookout included for unbeatable city view Guide provide information about Vancouver History and culture as you go
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  • 4 hours
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Vancouver Evening 4 Hours Tour with Night Life Attractions Private

Vancouver Evening 4 Hours Tour with Night Life Attractions Private

After a daytime exploration of downtown Vancouver, see an evening Vancouver from a different perspective. This 4 Hours guided tour will take you to areas rarely visited in twilight. Prospect Point in Stanley Park overlooks the Burrard Inlet and offers views of Vancouver's North Shore and Lions Gate Bridge. Then it is off to popular Canada Place where many people will be catching some of the last sunbeams before it sets. A highlight of the tour will be a stop at Queen Elizabeth Park. It is the highest point in Vancouver and allows stunning views of the park, city and the North Shore. Historic Gastown will be your Special stop of the evening. This original settlement of Vancouver is now a National Historic Site. Cobble stone streets, the original working steam clock and local artisans are there to greet you as you enter the area. Guests may end their excursion right here in Gastown to continue exploring you can enjoy the night life in Parq casino which is famous for Gambling
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Vancouver city Tour with all attractions

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Vancouver city Tour with all attractions

We provide custom tailor tour made including the Vancouver aquavarium and Vancouver Lookout. Our Vancouver Day Tour is intended to cover major Spots in Vancouver like: i) Downtown ii) Chinatown iii) Robson St iv) Gastown v) Stanley Park vi) English Bay vii) False Creek viii) Canada Place ix) Coal Harbor x) Granville Island xi) Vancouver Aquarium xii) Vancouver convention centre xiii) Yale town x!!!!} Vancouver Lookout The main Attraction would include the tour and tickets for Vancouver lookout and Vancouver Aquarium which will give you a chance to see the entirety of Canada without leaving Vancouver.
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Vancouver city Tour by Land and Water ......Compact Tour Private

Vancouver city Tour by Land and Water ......Compact Tour Private

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In this tour You can enjoy both Land and water sightseeing. See Downtown Vancouver, mountain views, Granville Island, yaletown ,Gastown ,Queen Elizabeth Park, steam clock ,Robson street ,and much more. This is the most relaxing and stress-free tour you can get anywhere..around .After the Land package Sit back and experience a different view of Vancouver on one of Harbour Cruises fully narrated of Vancouver’s inner harbour. This 1 hour scenic tour takes you on a journey through Canada’s “Gateway to the Pacific”- the Burrard Inlet. We get you up close to many of Vancouver’s most famous landmarks. Cruise past the famous Stanley Park, the busy cruise ship terminals, the spectacular city skyline, historic Gastown, the breathtaking North Shore Mountains and more. Grab a beverage from our fully licensed bar and enjoy the views from our spacious open-air decks or get comfortable inside. No matter where you are sitting- get your cameras ready!
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  • 5 hours 20 minutes
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