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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  • I recently had the pleasure of touring Vancouver's Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell. The tour was quite amazing. Judy has great knowledge of the history of Chinatown. She also has access to buildings t...  more »
  • You not only get a history and tour of Vancouver's Chinatown, you also get a comparative and in-depth analysis of various other Chinatown's around the world. Judy is passionate about what she does and...  more »
  • 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, w...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Judy customized a tour for our staff event that gave us a great history lesson on Chinatown plus a look inside some of the heritage buildings. Very informative and fun, I'd highly recommend for both locals and tourists.
  • Judy is the best Chinatown guide around. She is very knowledgeable and gives you an insiders view of the neighbourhood. She is very connected to the people and places and offers a unique perspective. She gets you into places you would never have access to and introduces you to the people who make up the past and present of this very vibrant community. Her passion is evident when she shares the history and culture of the area. I would highly recommend taking one of Judy's tours whether you are a visitor or local. It is a very memorable and unique experience!
  • Judy is the real deal. A historian and expert when it comes to all things Chinatown. Her tour is fantastic and she can even give you great tips on the best places to eat. Highly recommend her tour!
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