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Get a taste of Vancouver through the eyes and experience of reputable Vancouver Food Tour. The experts employed at Vancouver Food Tour are not just happy-go-lucky guides; they are in fact expert food & beer enthusiasts who not only have an appetite for good old British Colombian food but also the history of Gaston. The tour promises to take you on a journey you could not have fathomed to be so fascinating, earlier. A sane advice would be to turn up hungry as this food & wine expedition will have you consume Lobster Mac & Cheese, Oatmeal stout and chocolate & Maple syrup tastings and more
This part of downtown got its name from saloon owner Gassy Jack Deighton, who was a rather chatty fellow. In case anyone doubts the true root of the area's title, there is a large statue of this historical figure on Water Street. Cobblestone streets and original architecture, shops, restaurants and bars fill the area. Highlights include The Landing, Hill's Native Art, Deluxe Junk Co., Salmagundi West and the Irish Heather Bistro.
Hop into the Big Bus for a tour of the happening places in Vancouver. Despite the wait time, it is fun to take a bus to a place worth visiting without breaking your head over the routes. Explore the city over two days and twenty stops at your pace, its a journey that is called for.
An office building today, the Dominion Building was the first steel high-rise to be made in the city. It is believed that the architect John Helyer died after falling off the staircase of this building. His ghost can be seen here occasionally. The 13-story structure is a Class A heritage site. It has also been showcased in various films and TV shows. It is located in the Downtown area of the city and can be easily seen from afar.
Situated in the financial and law area of Vancouver's downtown core, Victory Square is both a park and a WWI and WWII commemoration site. The park is utilized by many during the workweek as a place for lunch, but hosts an annual November 11 Remembrance Day ceremony. Among the trees, grass and gardens stands a 30-foot high, granite cenotaph that catches the eye of every passer-by. The park has three sides, Hamilton, Pender and Cambie Streets border them.
Buckle up; these helijets will take you to new heights. Your adventure begins from either the harbor or Grouse Mountain helipads. Whatever your point of departure, the tour is an exhilarating ride. You'll fly over Vancouver and past the coastline, or whiz through the North Shore and its mountains. There are heli-picnic tours available too. Please check website for tour packages and prices or call +1800 665 4354 (toll free).
Tucked away at the corner of Cambie and Water Street, the Gastown Steam Clock was made to cover a steam grate. It was built in 1977 by Raymond Saunders and Doug Smith. The steam powers the clock and keeps its functional. It is one of the very few steam clocks that are still in function.