Vancouver Steam ClockCurrently Open
- Address: 305 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B9, Canada
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:15 Mins
- Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids
Vancouver Steam Clock - Review
Located in Gastown, the Vancouver Steam Clock is powered by steam that gushes out at the strike of every hour. Even though the technology of using steam to cerate mechanical energy is pretty old (19th century), the idea of using it in clocks was proposed in the 1970’s. Take a walk around the whole neighbourhood filled with Victorian- era style houses, cobbled pathways and many eateries that make this a rather popular hangout spot.
How To reach Vancouver Steam Clock by Public Transport
- By Bus: WB Water St FS Abbott St
- By Skytrain: EB w Cordova St NS Seymour St
- By Ferry: Waterfront Stn SeaBus Northbound
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car, Bicycle or Scooter.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Vancouver Steam Clock
4.28% of people who visit Vancouver include Vancouver Steam Clock in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
57.14% of people start their Vancouver Steam Clock visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Vancouver Steam Clock
92.31% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vancouver Steam Clock
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Vancouver Steam Clock, Vancouver Reviews
I don’t really see how Gastown is that dangerous like people say. We were there are night, on a nice night out, and there were some of your typical unique people, but nothing more than any other city. I would say it has less questionable people than your average city, actually. You’ll be just fine, especially if you're observant. There were a lot of other people out too. Do what you normally do in a city and you’ll be fine: stay alert, don’t look down at your phone, and don’t be an obvious tourist. It is a really cute area. The steam clock is beautiful and really cool to see in person. I love the vintage feel of the bricks and the street lights.
Good luck parking. This area has a lot of restaurants, bars, and small shops. Hence, most of these parking spots are taken or the open spots are quite expensive. Regardless, the clock is pretty cool and it is definitely worth seeing! I suggest going more in the morning as it gets very crowded quickly, and most people are all trying to take photos.
This was the second time I visit Gastown. It was a nice street to walk and shop. Some of the shops have very nice souvenirs. If you wish to shop some souvenirs, walk and check the prices before you buy. 😉 We went to this Hudson House to bought our souvenirs, they are cheaper and have more varieties.
I loved exploring this area! So much fun! My only complaint was that we couldn't find a single Tshirt for Gastown. They were all Canada or Vancouver, and I was hoping to find an historic looking one specifically for Gastown. Can't wait to come back.
Great landmark/tourist spot in vancouver and not just for the clock itself. The clock is gorgeous and goes off every hour and often collects a little crowd. The clock is in Gastown beside the water near Waterfront Station. Gastown is a cute cobblestone street with lots of restaurants, tourist stores, and high end stores. The street is most gorgeous at night as the trees are lit up and gives the street a great vintage feel. A favourite spot in van. Enjoy!