Gastown, the original settlement that became the core of the city of , British Columbia, Canada, is a national historic site and a neighbourhood in the northwest section of the , adjacent to .Its historical…

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
Waterfront is a major intermodal public transportation facility and the main transit terminus in , British Columbia, Canada. is situated 140 metres north of Gastown. Photo: Zhatt, Public domain.

is a multi-purpose stadium located at the north side of , in , , Canada. is situated 1 km south of Gastown. Photo: Yvrphoto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a multi-purpose arena located at 800 Griffiths Way in the of , British Columbia, Canada. is situated 770 metres south of Gastown. Photo: Hucul002, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a skyscraper in the central business district of , , which opened in 1977. Photo: Kelam, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Gastown and Chinatown are in the east end of downtown between the and . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the heart of 's downtown and contains the city's Financial District, the Granville Entertainment district, and many of its hotels, clubs and historical buildings. Photo: magnusl3d, CC BY-SA 3.0.


49.2847° or 49° 17' 4.9" north
-123.111° or 123° 6' 39.4" west
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21 metres (69 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 煤氣鎮
  • Chinese: 盖斯镇
  • Czech: Gastown
  • Dutch: Gastown
  • French: Gastown
  • German: Gastown
  • Indonesian: Gastown
  • Italian: Gastown
  • Japanese: ガスタウン
  • Japanese: ギャスタウン
  • Persian: گستاون
  • Slovak: Gastown (Vancouver)
  • Spanish: Gastown

Other Places Named Gastown

  • Neighborhood in British Columbia, Canada
  • Hamlet in Pennsylvania, United States
  • Gas station in Northwest Territories, Canada

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