Immerse Yourself in Vancouver’s History With A Free Interactive Walking Tour

Imagine if a city could tell you its stories as you strolled through its neighborhoods. As you walk by a mural, you long dismissed on your daily commute, a voice chimes in. “This mural depicts J.W. Horne’s real estate office in a hollow log somewhere around Georgia and Granville St. in 1886. J.W. Horne was originally from Ontario but made his fortune following the westward expansion of the CPR. In 1886 he moved to Vancouver just as the CPR completed its western terminus at Granville.

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Immerse Yourself in Vancouver’s History With A Free Interactive Walking Tour

Share your Neighborhood Photos!

By vanrite17 [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By vanrite17 [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

We share photos of Vancouver. A lot of photos. Every day we post your beautiful shots of our city on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and here on our blog.

Stunning shots of the Vancouver skyline are great, but we also love sharing your more intimate neighbourhood photos. The Westend, Davie Village, Chinatown, Gastown, Commercial Drive, Coal Harbour, South Main, Yaletown, etc. Neighbourhoods are what make a city special, and we want to share yours.

Follow us on Instagram – @inside_vancouver, and tag your neighbourhood photos #VeryVancouver, and let us share what makes this city so  great.

Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods – South Main

South Main is the epicentre of everything hip and cool in Vancouver. For decades, this is the neighbourhood that the many of Vancouver’s writers, filmmakers, designers, and visual artists have called home. Once an industrial area, it still has a diamond-in-the-rough vibe that will appeal to visitors of all tastes and backgrounds.

South Main is full of art galleries, vintage clothing and furniture stores, boutique clothing shops and plenty of restaurants. Most of the action takes place on Main Street between East 1st Avenue and East 33rd Avenue, though you’re bound to find some hidden gems if you venture off the beaten path.

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Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods – South Main