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Gastown, Vancouver

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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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  • Lovely area full of things going on day and night and lots of people enjoying themselves. At night it didn’t feel overly safe though, LOTS of drunks, drugged(?) and homeless people, even the lady at.....  more
    Lovely area full of things going on day and night and lots of people enjoying themselves. At night it didn’t feel overly safe though, LOTS of drunks, drugged(?) and homeless people, even the lady at.....  more »
  • DO NOT go east of Main Street. Gastown is the area near the cruise ship terminal. As you go east, you will encounter some of the worst street conditions in the world. Open drug use, human feces... 
    DO NOT go east of Main Street. Gastown is the area near the cruise ship terminal. As you go east, you will encounter some of the worst street conditions in the world. Open drug use, human feces...  more »
  • Some cool architecture and great cafes and bars, but just so, so full of homeless people openly taking drugs. Totally harmless people who were friendly and unthreatening (those that were... 
    Some cool architecture and great cafes and bars, but just so, so full of homeless people openly taking drugs. Totally harmless people who were friendly and unthreatening (those that were...  more »

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