Dating back to 1867, Gastown is the oldest neighborhood in the city and retains its historic charm with heritage architecture and red-brick cobblestone walkways. Combining the old and new, today the district is home to a thriving fashion scene, independent boutiques, hipster coffee shops, and local art galleries. Not only is Gastown just a short walk away from the downtown core, it’s also small enough to be completely explored on foot in an afternoon.

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