The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour
Visit two fascinating historic neighborhoods
Get a glimpse of the city’s Prohibition-era mayhem
Hear stories of corrupt politicians and cops
Fun alternative to traditional history tours
Why take this tour?
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.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Before you book
Duration: 1h 30m
Mobile tickets accepted
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Peek beneath Vancouver’s sparkling surface to uncover a hidden history of dark crime, outrageous intrigue, and filthy scandal. Roam the city with our expert guides in these one-of-a-kind walking tours, and hear the scintillating stories of Vancouver’s secret past. Now staging the Forbidden Vancouver Tour, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour, and the Really Gay History Tour.
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