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Vancouver Chinatown

106 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada
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A bustling community started by Chinese immigrant laborers in the 1880s, Chinatown today is vibrant and full of exotic sights, sounds and smells.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average23%
  • Poor21%
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106 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Vancouver is awesome but the Chinatown is far from that. We happened to be staying nearby so I strolled through one day and was pretty unimpressed. Dr. Sun yat sen park is really pretty and tranquil but any further and the area becomes undesirable. I...More

1  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

There wasn't much to see or do very dirty I didn't care for it there is a garden that is nice but it closes at 5 a lot of antique and vintage stores wasn't to far to walk

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 21 April 2016

What I love about Chinatown is that you can get all you want. Food is excellent, the markets have a great variety and and there are thousands of stores.

Thank MariaOliver1976
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Do not go on a sunday. Nothing to see. A lot of the stores were closed. Has a very old and neglected feel. Probably all the chinese now lives in Richmond. If you want to experience real chinese shopping, go to Richmond. This is waste...More

Thank shunyu n
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Not what we expected. Looks very run down, nothing special. Been there before noon and most places weren't even open. It's a quiet large area but it was really nothing special.....

Thank Sabine E
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Really great to see this east meets west thing in most cities around the world, but it is just all the more so here, I am no truly extensive traveller, and am of the opinion there are other western cities that have a strong architectural...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Sure Richmond and crystal mall have lots of Chinese shopping and bustle but the old Chinatown has a feel for days gone by. Not the hustle of former days but the nostalgia of when u jostled yr way down the street and hawkers and smells...More

1  Thank YouChang
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Chinatown has a very interesting history, but if you are not interested in history or old buildings you may find that there are not many shops or attractions to see. We do walking tours of Chinatown (vancouverwalks.com) and here are a few tips to get...More

2  Thank VancouverWalks
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I went to Chinatown later on a Saturday morning and found it to be a bit uneventful. I expected there to be a market or something but I couldn't find one and a lot of the shops were closed. I went to the garden and...More

Thank Lindsay L
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Chinatown as we now know it is only a few steps from being a slum. Gone are the bygone days when neon lights, fancy signs and every day merchants reigned Pender Street. It's absolutely shameful how Vancouver's Chinatown has been permitted to to fall into...More

1  Thank Renegade225
With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
Nearby Restaurants
Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie
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.10 km away
Sai Woo
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.15 km away
New Town Bakery & Restaurant
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.15 km away
Virtuous Pie
44 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
1,185 reviews
.14 km away
Jimi Hendrix Shrine
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.25 km away
Sam Kee Building
10 reviews
.25 km away
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