The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour
Meet a guide in Cathedral Square, then set out on foot through some of Vancouver’s most shocking history. Find out how Prohibition closed Vancouver saloons and created an underground world of bootleggers, mob bosses, and shady power brokers. Hear the story of Vancouver mayor L.D. Taylor, known for his wild parties, and how Vancouver rum-runners learned to keep American bars stocked with illegal booze. In Chinatown, find out the real meaning of a back alley “blind pig” while walking through a neighborhood whose opium dens once thrived. As you walk, see key Vancouver landmarks as well, including Sun Tower, the ornate Dominion Building, and the cobblestone streets of Maple Tree Square, where you finish the tour close to top attractions and restaurants.
Discover the scandalous side of Vancouver history on a walking tour that explores the former speakeasies, back alleys, and opium dens of Victory Square and Gastown. See some of the Vancouver’s key landmarks while learning how the Prohibition era brought an underworld of crime and gambling to the frontier city.
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Which attractions will I visit with The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour?
During this experience, places you will visit include:
How much is The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour?
The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour price starts from $28.36.
What is the The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour cancellation policy?
The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Which company provides The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour?
The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour is hosted by Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact on Tripadvisor.
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