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Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

Dunsmuir Street | corner of Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia BC V6B, Canada
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Vancouver Private Walking Tour of Downtown Chinatown and Gastown
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Discover Vancouver's deepest secrets on a Forbidden Vancouver walking tour. Now staging the Forbidden Tour, the Lost Souls of Gastown, Secrets of Stanley Park, and Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dunsmuir Street | corner of Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia BC V6B, Canada
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great activity for anyone who enjoys storytelling (especially the cheesy kind). It was a fun mellow way to spend the evening and meet other visitors to Vancouver. Our tour guide, Rowan (?) was professional, easy going and very amicable :)More

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Will W, Owner at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your tour with us Nicole - thank you for your review. Wish we'd been able to make it a five star experience for you - anything we could have done better or differently? Please do email me at will@forbiddenvancouver.ca with you feedback...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

We had a great experience on the Prohibition Walking Tour with Lena from Forbidden Vancouver. She had an animated, storytelling approach that made the tour very informative and engaging. Her visual aids helped bring the characters to life. Our tour was so popular (Saturday night)...More

Thank mtvector
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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

Hi there, thank you for your review! I am thrilled to hear that you had great time on your Prohibition City tour. Lina will be excited to see how much you enjoyed your time with her, and to see the kind words you have said...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy learning a bit of history about a place you are visiting, I couldn't recommend this tour more highly. It will give a you a greater appreciation for the city and the neighborhoods the tour takes you through. Even though it poured rain...More

Thank Trista M
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Will W, Owner at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Hi Trista! Thanks for your review. "Couldn't recommend this tour more highly" - that is high praise! Regarding your point on chronological order - there is a bit of a step back in time when we visit Chinatown - hopefully that didn't throw you too...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

We were in town for a concert and to visit friends, but wanted to see the city as much as possible while our friends were at work. We signed up for the Forbidden Vancouver walking tour and we were not disappointed. It was fun, informative...More

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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2017

Hello! Thank you so much for your amazing review. We appreciate the time you took to write about your experience with Forbidden Vancouver, and we are thrilled that it was a highlight of your trip. We are glad that you were able to see parts...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

day was perfect because our host was. Will Woods gave a informative, fun and entertaining walk. He had so much information about the history of the buildings and even tackled impromptu questions with skill. I forget the tour name but we started at the Vogue...More

Thank Holly P
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Will W, Owner at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Hi Holly! Thanks for your review! It was such a lovely day to walk around downtown. I'm glad you enjoyed our tour together! My goal with this tour was to put together a route that takes in the downtown core's most interesting buildings (in my...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

The tour is awesome, taking you on a tour of Gastown, telling you stories of its old buildings and inhabitants - all through the character of Sarah. Loved it! Highly recommend.

Thank Hailey M
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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Hi Hailey, thank you for review! We are so happy to hear you loved it! Nevada, your guide, will be thrilled to see how much you enjoyed yourself. - Ranae

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

As someone who is born and raised in Vancouver and a resident of Gastown, I found the Prohibition City tour by Forbidden Vancouver so exciting! Now when I walk down the streets where I live I have a newfound sense of the city I live...More

Thank AmberBarton
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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Hi Amber, thank you so much for your thorough review! I am thrilled to hear that you have seen a new side of Vancouver that you may not have seen before. Lina will be excited to see this review you have left for her! Although,...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2017

An easy paced walking tour that is great if you're tired of the same typical tourist trash. Even if you're not this tour will enchant you. Even as a local for the last several decades, I was amazed and intrigued at the glimpes into the...More

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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Hi there, thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that as a local you enjoyed learning about our city. There is plenty to learn and are glad that we could give you a little taste of our rich history....More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

What a great evening's entertainment! The Prohibition walking tour was interesting, highly entertaining, and very informative. I loved the glimpses into Vancouver's history, characters, architecture, and culture. Our guide, Roxanne, was fantastic. A great way to learn about and experience the city, whether you're a...More

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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Hello Chloe, thank you for your lovely review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the tour. There is so much to learn about Vancouver's history, and we are glad that you had fun with Roxanne and that she was able to take you...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

We took the Prohibition tour. This was a fun way to tour the city and learn some of the history. Our tour guide was awesome! Will definitely be booking another tour on our next trip to Vancouver! Thanks Forbidden Vancouver!

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RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to hear you had fun! We hope to see you next time you are in Vancouver on our Lost Souls of Gastown walking tour, we would love to have you! - Ranae

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Gerri R
April 1, 2018|
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Hi Gerri! This is Will, here the company owner. Thanks for your interest in our walking tours! Our tours are definitely more standing than walking. And the walking is at a moderate pace. Hope this helps. Any other... More
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JoandBarry
January 14, 2018|
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Hi Joan and Barry - at the time of writing we're not offering a discount for booking multiple tours, but we do run special offers at times during the year. Please check out our website for more info!
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March 12, 2016|
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You can certainly book your tour at your hotel! Either through WiFi in your hotel room, or via your concierge. And the meeting point is Cathedral Sq, at the intersection of Dunsmuir & Richards Streets. It's very central and... More
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