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“Fun Neighborhood”
Review of Gastown

Gastown
Ranked #59 of 374 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The oldest commercial district in Vancouver, best known for its beautiful Victorian-style architecture.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun neighborhood to walk about. Lots of shops and cafes and pubs. Lots of people watching Be sure to see the steam clock. Small enough, this neighborhood is easily explored in an afternoon.

Thank busconi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area of Vancouver is unique. There are a lot of shops. The best part of this area is a steam clock. The clock goes off every quarter hour and at the hour it plays a melody. I was so impressed.

Thank Michaelestes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gastown, busy, vibrant, and exploring....Whatever you prefer Gastown has it all from excellent dining, coffee shops, travel info The Gastown steam clock, or just the souvenir shopping, Gastown is a place for activity.

Thank wazzaw123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This neighborhood is the original center of Vancouver. It presently houses a little bit of everything, from tourist shops and local restaurants to beautiful condos and offices and some glimpses of poverty. If you walk too much west you will end up in the Downtown Eastside neighborhood famed for poverty, homelessness and drug use. A unusual attraction is the steam powered clock.

Thank travelsafer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice area in Vancouver. It is the oldest part of town. Many bars, restaurants and shopping. Have to see the steam clock on Water Street.

Thank DPNA
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