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Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

Cathedral Sq | Dunsmuir and Richards Streets, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z5, Canada
+1 604-227-7570
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Discover Vancouver's dirty history with Forbidden Vancouver. Now staging walking tours Lost Souls of Gastown, Prohibition City, and Secrets of Stanley Park. If your idea of adventure is following your guide down lamp lit alleyways, back to a world of illegal booze, opium dens, and unsolved murders, then you'll love Forbidden Vancouver.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cathedral Sq | Dunsmuir and Richards Streets, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z5, Canada
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Scheduled a last minute trip to Vancouver, not having any plans tried this walking Tour and it was amazing. Fully recommend it , GLENN is a fantastic guide, great insight on the city history and facts. 2 hours walking , so entertained that it felt...More

Thank JoseLuisCK
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Jose - thanks for your lovely review! I am glad to hear that you were so entertained that the time seemed to fly by. Thank you for booking a walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver on your trip here. Glenn will be ecstatic to read...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

First of all, I showed up late and out of breath to the tour meeting point, because I set the wrong destination in my maps app. The second thing I noticed was that the rest of the tour group was quite a bit older than...More

Thank dearest_rat
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review! I am thrilled to hear that you were able to have a lovely time despite being late, hopefully you were able to catch your breath and I am glad that you made it in time! Roxanne will be excited to...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Amin took us for our prohibition tour and even let us have sweeties! The tour was really fun and we learnt a lot- it was fun to walk by all the buildings we'd seen on our own walks through the city and learn a bit...More

Thank Amelia T
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Amelia, thank you for your review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed learning about our beautiful historic buildings. it is nice to stop and take a moment to learn about something you may pass by everyday. I am glad to hear that...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We are from Vancouver and brought along a couple of local friends, we were not disappointed. I have lived here most of my life and was entertained, informed about many things I did not know, was treated very respectfully, comments and questions were sincerely welcomed....More

Thank lizbethwall
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Liz, thank you for your review. We love hearing from locals who attend our tours, so thank you for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor! I am glad to hear that as someone who lives in Vancouver, that you were able to learn some history...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Second tour from this group in a month - enjoyable both times - my 17 year old liked it too. The stories were informative and entertaining, free book provided at the end.

Thank Momfromsaskatoon
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi there! I am delighted to hear that this was your second tour with Forbidden Vancouver! I am glad that you were able to learn about our city's history and be entertained at the same time. - Ranae

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We live in Vancouver but loved doing this tour & learning more about the history of our wonderful city. Roxanne, our guide, was vibrant, enthusiastic and made it a fun experience. We were lucky to have a smaller group of 8 who were compatible &...More

Thank JRogers70
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello! Thank you for sharing your experience with Forbidden Vancouver on TripAdvisor! It sounds like you had a wonderful time with Roxanne on your Prohibition City tour. Although, I am disappointed to hear that you did not have a five star experience - that is...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday night, I took Forbidden Vancouver's "Lost Souls of Gastown" tour. This tour lived up to my expectations! We had a guide who was very informative about what we saw on the tour, giving very interesting details about this storied neighbourhood of Vancouver. Highly...More

Thank arejaysee
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi there - thank you for your review! I am thrilled to hear that your expectations were met, and that you learned something about our great city! We hope to see you on Prohibition City soon. - Ranae

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on the Prohibition City tour - Glenn was a lot of fun and really made the stories come alive! It was interesting to hear more details about the city that I live in and I learned a lot - thanks :)

Thank mneill002
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi there - thank you for attending our Prohibition City tour and for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with Glenn, he will be excited to see your review! - Ranae

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had a great time with Roxanne, our tour guide, walking around Vancouver and learning about the Prohibition era, which actually pre-dates the one in the U.S. Roxanne was very engaging and funny, but also VERY knowledgeable and prepared. She brought along photos to show...More

Thank khwalz2017
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi there - thank you for your review! I am thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your tour with Roxanne. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the photos and felt like they enhanced and supported your experience. If you are back in...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took our cousins from Australia to the Prohibition City walking tour and it turned out to be a very interesting and entertaining tour. I have lived in Vancouver all my life and was not aware of most of the history that was provided on...More

Thank Nolgin
RanaeMiller, Service Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi there, thank you for your review! I am glad to hear that as a local you were entertained and able to learn some history about the city that you live in. Glenn will be thrilled to see your review! We hope to see you...More

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JoandBarry
14 January 2018|
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Response from Will W | Property representative |
Hi Joan and Barry - at the time of writing we're not offering a discount for booking multiple tours, but we do run special offers at times during the year. Please check out our website for more info!
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whenim
13 March 2016|
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Response from Will W | Property representative |
You can certainly book your tour at your hotel! Either through WiFi in your hotel room, or via your concierge. And the meeting point is Cathedral Sq, at the intersection of Dunsmuir & Richards Streets. It's very central and... More
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Patricia B
10 May 2015|
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Hi Patricia, Thanks for your interest. I'm afraid we are not currently running public tours on Sundays. Sorry! Our sister company Vancouver Mysteries is running its Urban Game, Crime in Downtown, that day - worth checking... More
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