Gastown and Chinatown are in the east end of downtown between and . The area is one of the oldest parts of the city and much of the early architecture and character remains, giving it a different look and feel to the glass and concrete of the rest of downtown.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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

is a building situated on the in , , Canada. Photo: Nicolas Untz, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

Localities in the Area

The is the heart of 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.

encompasses the established neighbourhood of Yaletown and the still-developing area of Southeast False Creek. Photo: Thom Quine, CC BY 2.0.

The of is one of the most popular places to hang out in the city. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.


49.2816° or 49° 16' 54" north
-123.1043° or 123° 6' 16" west
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  • Hebrew: ונקובר/גאסטאון-צ'יינה טאון

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