Vancouver - Gastown & Chinatown (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Gastown & Chinatown chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vancouver guidebook.

Radiating from the jaunty Gassy Jack statue in brick-paved Maple Tree Sq, the main thoroughfares of compact Gastown are Powell, Water, Carrall and Alexander Sts. The entire Gastown and Chinatown district is easily explored on foot.

  • commune with a clutch of friendly felines and trigger a purr or two at British Columbia’s first cat-themed café, Catfe
  • maps
  • tuck into the city’s best array of regional craft beers while you rub shoulders with the locals at one of the long, candlelit tables in Alibi Room; small sampler glasses recommended
  • transport
  • sink into a state of calm while you watch the bobbling turtles and admire the gnarly bonsai trees in Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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