Welcome to Gastown.In partnership with the Vancouver Tour Guys, Herschel Supply is excited to host a free walking tour made for explorers, design-lovers, visitors and locals alike. Join us at the Herschel Supply Gastown store every Saturday at 2pm this summer to discover the art, architecture and stories that define the historic Gastown neighborhood.FREE Walking Tours include:Modern and historic architecture highlightsDesign and art from galleries to alleywaysIncredible photo opsPrizing courtesy of Herschel Supply Company
What You'll Get
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Stop At: Gastown, Waterfront between Granville and Main Sts. North of Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K7 Canada
Stop 1 - Explore some of the old vs new architecture on 300 block of Water Street and learn how the whole area was nearly demolished for a freeway in the 1970s
Stop 2 - Explore street art
Stop 3 - Visit Victory Square to learn about its evolution as a dividing line between the ‘old town’ and newly appointed City of Vancouver in 1886.
Stop 4 - Explore the Woodward’s development, once site of the large department store and now a mixture of university campus, social housing, market value condos, social services, and a large photo mural to the notorious ‘Grasstown Riot’ of 1971
Stop 5 - Visit Gaoler’s Muse, Blood Alley, and Gassy Jack’s statue in Maple Tree Square
Stop 6 - Check out Ilya Viryachev’s ‘Vancouver 1855-1955’ for a moving depiction of major events spanning a century in the neighbourhood
Stop 7 - Work your way back down Water Street towards Herschel store, exploring some of the local shops and galleries along the way
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
347 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA
1 hour 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Herschel Supply Company in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
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