NileGuide Expert Says:
Try one of the walking tours of Chinatown to learn even more about this fascinating corner of Vancouver.
508 Taylor Street, Vancouver
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Vancouver's Chinatown is the second largest Chinatown in the Western hemisphere, San Francisco being the largest. Chinatown is close to many parts of the city; it neighbors Gastown, the Financial District and is a hop away from Strathacona. One of the main landmarks in Chinatown is the "China Gate" on Pender Street; this was donated by the Government of the People's Republic of China Government to the City of Vancouver after the World Fair in 1986. The design and color of this amazing structure are definitely worth stopping and admiring. Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a beautiful garden in Chinatown that never fails to disappoint. There are also many vendors and little shops selling everything from ancient herbal medicines, traditional tea, fresh fish, unique trinkets, fabulous furniture and traditional clothing. It's a great place to find that unique gift to bring back home.