Historical Chinatown Tours, Vancouver

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Run by a guide with a master's degree in Chinese Canadian history, Historical Chinatown Tours offer an important glimpse into history and a chance to visit many heritage buildings. These tours are extremely customizable and can be tailored to meet your needs--just tell your guide what you wish to see and she'll arrange the trip accordingly. As you explore, you'll have an opportunity to visit an herbal store, a traditional tailor shop, and a restaurant with over a century of history in the same location. Learn more about the operator and the tour online, or contact Judy by e-mail to ask questions or discuss special tour requirements. To visit Historical Chinatown Tours on your trip to Vancouver, use our Vancouver trip planner .
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  • What a pleasure it was to meet Judy and to tour Vancouver Chinatown with her. We started by learning about Vancouver Chinatown and other Chinatowns around the world, e.g., that they were originally de...  more »
  • A very personal tour given from a Chinese perspective. The history of Chinatown comes alive as Judy takes you from the arrival of Chinese people ,to their journey to citizenship, to political activism...  more »
  • This tour exceeded my expectations in so many ways. As someone who lives in Vancouver already and who has been to Chinatown many times, Judy were able to show me a Chinatown I’ve never knew before. Be...  more »
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  • The best tour I have taken ever! Judy is so knowledgeable and she was able to show me a Chinatown no one else knew because she knows everybody here. We were able to go into heritage buildings that are not opened to the public. I not only learned about Chinatown in Vancouver but also around the world, and I now understand why this place grows to be the way it is. Very informative and engaging! Thank you Judy.
  • I went on a tour with my coworkers and having Judy guide us was wonderful. Judy was very knowledgeable and she knew the ins and outs of Chinatown. I usually do not go on tours, but I am glad I went to this one. I learned more about the history of Chinatown than I thought I knew. Judy had special access to get in to places you wouldn't be able to go in yourself. Overall, the tour was fantastic and I highly recommend you guys try it too.
  • Judy was extremely organized and responsive, even providing relevant readings before and after the tour.
  • Our group really enjoyed the tour which included the history of Chinatown, discussion of Chinese customs, and historical sites many of us hadn't had a chance to visit before. Our Tour Guide, Steven, was gracious and knowledgeable!
  • This was a very engaging tour for our school group. It was interesting to be able to go into some of the historical buildings, and to hear about how Chinatown has changed over the years, including hearing from the personal experiences of the tour guides.
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