Vancouver, Canada

The Forbidden Vancouver Tour

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Delve into Vancouver's dirtiest secrets on a walking tour packed with the city’s most scandalous prohibition era history.


From back alley blind pigs to Chinatown opium dens you’ll see a side of Vancouver you never knew existed! The story begins at Cathedral Square, across from the Holy Rosary Cathedral, and quickly steps back in time to 1917, when prohibition arrived in British Columbia. Saloon doors swung closed and Vancouver soon became a den of illicit booze, crim...

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  • Guide

Important informations

  • The minimum age to perform this activity is 14 years, so it is necessary to present an official document with a photo to prove the required age.
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How to get there

  • Gathering place:

    Richards St,646

    • The Cathedral Square. Across the street from the Holy Rosary Cathedral at Dunsmuir and Richards St. in Downtown Vancouver.

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