Famous for: Shopping, Food and Drinks, Performances, Nightlife, History and Culture
Gastown in Vancouver is a perfect place for the party animals and shopaholics. It is a historic site, now busy with variety of shops, cafes and bars. Cobblestone Roads, the Steam Clock, and vintage lampposts are worth checking in Gastown.
When to visit:
january - december
00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
Gastown is a national historic site, at the northeast end of Downtown Vancouver, currently filled with contemporary fashion and interior furnishing boutiques, restaurants, and nightclubs.
Its most important landmark is the steam-powered clock on the corner of Cambie and Water Street.
Gastown is ideally to be covered on foot, stroll along Water Street, checkout the old buildings, cobblestones, the Steam Clock, and vintage lampposts and get a panoramic view from the Vancouver Lookout.
Nightlife here is worth exploring. Few famous bars are:
19 Below, The Cambie, 6 Acres, Chill Winston, Columbia Club, Lamplighter Public House, One Lounge, Revel, The Annex, and The Columbia.
Live Music venues are The Greedy Pig, The Town Pump, Blarney Stone
How to Reach
Train: 980, 992
Bus: 022, 240, N15
Nearest Stops: Eb W Cordova St Fs Abbott St; Eb W Cordova St Fs Homer St; Wb W Hastings St Fs Abbott St; Wb W Hastings St Ns Abbott St.