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Eat and drink your way through Vancouver’s historic Gastown on a delightful and delicious walking tour. Eat like the locals as you learn about Vancouver’s historic sites.
Dating back to 1867, Gastown is Vancouver’s most historic neighborhood with its cobble stone streets and stunning architecture. You’ll see the Steam Clock that whistles every fifteen minutes. It’s the only one in British Columbia and one of only six in the world.
You’ll see boutiques, trendy restaurants and indie art galleries housed in beautiful Victorian buildings. Gastown’s rich history is fused with its trendy, sophisticated present.
You’ll see the Flatiron Building, a famous piece of architecture. Built in 1908, it was originally the Hotel Europe and is now an apartment house.
As you walk the streets of Gastown, your professional guide will tell funny and fascinating stories of the early days of Gastown and Vancouver and its Wild West history.
Gastown is home to Vancouver’s most vibrant restaurant scene. On this tour, you’ll become acquainted with some of the city’s most popular restaurants and find some you’ll want to visit again.
During the tour, you’ll enjoy seven food tastings and three alcohol tastings from some of Gastown’s diverse array of eateries. You’ll get to enjoy local craft beer, traditional Canadian poutine and freshly made Sicilian tortellini with a local wine. Savor Japanese Karaage chicken, vegan sweet and chili cauliflower, decadent waffles, organic ice cream and award winning cheesecake.
Your guide will take you to hidden gems that you would never have found on your own.
You’ll see Blood Alley. It is said the alley got the name from blood flowing from the slaughterhouses in the alley. However, some people say that hangings took place in the alley and that’s how it got its name.
Your tour will end at Maple Tree Square. Your guide will tell you how Gastown got its name.
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