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Gastown, Vancouver

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#3 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Vancouver
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.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Must know this icon of the city. However, more than one attraction is for the tourists, in an area where locals live and circulate.
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  • October 4, 2017
    A very nice neighborhood of Vancouver, can be compared with the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. Many good restaurants to choose from in all price ranges. A lot of people but still nice. Don't miss the old gas watch.
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  • October 4, 2017
    There are so many lovely small shops in this area- unique the street is so pretty especially in the early evening as the lights all come on. Some great restaurants in this area- cant go wrong.  more »

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