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“Lost Souls of Gastown - a great tour of Vancouver” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours
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Prohibition City Downtown and Chinatown Walking Tour
Ranked #7 of 139 Tours in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Discover Vancouver's dirty history with Forbidden Vancouver. Now staging walking tours Lost Souls of Gastown, Prohibition City, and special event Secrets of the Penthouse. If your idea of adventure is following your guide down lamp lit alleyways, back to a world of illegal booze, opium dens, and unsolved murders, then you'll love Forbidden Vancouver.
Vancouver
2 reviews
“Lost Souls of Gastown - a great tour of Vancouver”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Even in the rain, this tour was well worth it! The guide's performance was a great balance of theatre, humour, and historical information. Also great use of some of the historical buildings around Gastown and photos from the period. Some very interesting tidbits about the city from the early years, and excellent dramatizations of how hard it must have been during that time... Really enjoyed it and would do another of their tours anytime.

Visited October 2012
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San Francisco, California
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“we had a blast (and it was raining!)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We didn't really know what to expect so when our guide slipped into character, we were a bit stunned. Once we realized that we were the audience of a theatrical act interwoven with historical facts, we absolutely loved it.
The whole thing was brilliantly executed and we had a blast despite the rain.
What a refreshing new guided tour concept! keep up the good work Will!

Visited October 2012
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Vancouver
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“A Walking Historical Tour for Theatre Lovers!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We loved the Forbidden Vancouver Tour in April 2012, so we attended "The Lost Souls of Gastown". WOW!!!! This was not just a historical tour. It was a well written, magnificent theatre performance. Historical information was woven together into an incredible spell-binding experience. Hopefully this tour will be offered year round so we can tell our friends to attend!

Visited October 2012
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“Excellent performance based tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We loved it! Charming and talented tour guide, and very interesting historical content. Lived here my whole life and went to places I've never, learned things that I certainly wasn't aware of about our city.

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Vancouver, Canada
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“Fun and Interesting Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I was lucky enough to join the Walking tour on Wednesday October 24th. Our Guide was super knowledgable and enthusiastic and I visited parts of Vancouver I didn't know existed. Despite the cold and the drizzle, we had lots of fun and wouldtotally recommend the Tour!

Visited October 2012
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