Vancouver Gastown

Vancouver BC Tourist Information and City Guide

Gastown is the oldest area of Vancouver Canada and is located just east of Canada Place.

The community was transformed from what once was a grubby rough area into a popular tourist destination with popular shops and restaurants.

Gastown in Vancouver BC, Canada
Gastown, Vancouver Canada

The steam powered clock on Water Street is a Vancouver landmark and tourist attraction.

This unusual mechanism is powered by an underground steam system that also powers some of the nearby buildings.

Steam Powered Clock, Gastown Vancouver
Steam Powered Clock, Gastown