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Gastown

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Address: Waterfront between Granville and Main Sts. | North of Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K7, Canada
Phone Number: 604 683 5650
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Description: The oldest commercial district in Vancouver, best known for its beautiful...
The oldest commercial district in Vancouver, best known for its beautiful Victorian-style architecture.
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This area will keep you busy for hours.

Gastown is a more than a small place.. Its where Vancouver really began. you can see the old coble stone road beds and the many little shops along the way.. Yes Gastown is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Historical Gastown is a great place to catch up with your friends or wander around solo. The Steamworks Brewery is close if you need to get our of the weather with views over the waterfront and the shops are enough to keep you browsing.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gastown is not like it was years ago not very clean and lots of street people begging. The famous clock is still there so that was worth the visit and a picture.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gastown is a more than a small place.. Its where Vancouver really began. you can see the old coble stone road beds and the many little shops along the way.. Yes Gastown is a place to see.. however I must tell you that its also the tourist trap of vancouver, I am not saying that with a negative tone, its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing little area with great food! The flying pig restaurant was amazing!! It has alot of great character with alot of urban revival.

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely place a step back in time must to visit, old fashioned & quaint . Sure it is just a tourist attraction but worth a visit

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Rock Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Feels like you are on fishermen say wharf in San Francisco as you walk up and down the stroll. Lots of shops to browse at and many fine establishments to dine at. View the steam clock which is part of gas town history. Great place to see and shop or dine at

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What you will see here: - Architecture is neat - Bums all over asking for money - Lots of Canada themed gift shops - Neat little restaurants - People living on the street I would avoid taking my kids here. Some areas are a little sketchy.

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Some great bars and restaurants. I especially liked the artisan beer places. Good food and good beer (The Irish Heather is particularly good).

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We ate two meals in separate restaurants, both good. There are a couple of neat attractions, Gassy Jack's Statute and a Steam Clock, a one and only.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Trend place in Vancouver. You will find design shop, coffee shop, art stores and cool people. It a must to stop in the city

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Address: Address: Waterfront between Granville and Main Sts. | North of Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K7, Canada
Phone Number: 604 683 5650
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown

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