Gastown is a great spot to explore. Amazing coffee shops, restaurants and shopping. A must to visit.
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Looking for Vancouver souvenirs? This is the street where you can find every one imaginable. Bestto be outside by the steam clock at noon though so you can hear it play the full tune.
We walked from our hotel downto Gastown. The old buildings were most impressive. Pleanty of places to eat and drink. The highlight for us was seeing the old Steam Clock. By accident but fortunately we arrived just before midday and sat watched and listened to...More
Lots of craft shops independent labels and excellent places to eat and drink. Nice coffee houses. Well worth a visit when in the city.
Some nice shops/restaurants and bars and some of the architecture has been preserved very well. But more down and outs than I had expected in a tourist area and when we reached the end of the "nice" part and turned to go towards Chinatown, we...More
Loved wandering around in Gastown. Other reviewers have mentioned the dangers of walking from here to Chinatown and i repeat the warnings. We did in fact see an individual injecting himself in a street between the two. We were on a car tour at the...More
Gastown is good for shopping, historical architecture, and is hip in an urban kind of way. Just thought I’d let my fellow travelers know that this is wear the Vancouver street people hang out - and it’s probably not as safe as other areas.
On a sunny day, this is a nice neighborhood to walk around, with the cobblestone sidewalks, quaint stores and abundant restaurants -- and of course the famous Steam Clock (make sure to wait for any quarter-hour to hear the steam-chimes). From here, you can walk...More