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Gastown, Vancouver

3.7
#3 of 15 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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  • Nice area to walk around and get souvenirs. Lots of local items and most shops had decent variations of stuff, not same stuff at each one for the most part. Good selection of restaurants. Make sure to...  more »
  • Must see in Vancouver. Visit the steam lock for sure. The best show is at the top of the hour or lesser show on the 15s. Great variety of dining, nightlife and great souvenir shops.  more »
  • Don't miss the steam clock! Lots of shops and specialties to see. Also lots of food and juice options. Nice way to spend a couple of hours in downtown Vancouver.  more »
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