Explore the hip and happening national historic site of Gastown. Spend the day strolling the beautiful streets and perusing contemporary fashion boutiques and art galleries, including one specializing in native arts. When the sun sets, enjoy a night out at the area's various well-regarded restaurants and bars. Be sure to checkout the steam-powered clock, which releases bursts of steam through a vent on the sidewalk. Plan my day in Vancouver using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
Tours to Gastown
$76 BOOK WITH VIATOR Vancouver City Sightseeing Tour: Granville Island & Vancouver Lookout
Duration: 4 hours
Nice to walk around during the day, but in the evening it gets a bit dicey. And stay near the hub... too close to Hastings Street and you'll feel the socio-economic shift. more »
Allot of welfares live here, just look for the big red W! It was once Woodwards Department Store, now it stands for Welfare bums!!! more »
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