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Maple Tree Square

107 Carrall St | Gastown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2H9, Canada
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107 Carrall St | Gastown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2H9, Canada
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Maple Tree and the whole of the Gastown area is a must while visiting Vancouver. Beautiful old buildings dot the area with great eateries and some great coffee shops. I would not venture to far past this building as it is not safest place to...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Located in the heard of Gastown,this square is famous for its history and attractions. It has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. It is surrounded with local shops (of local artists), as well as souvenirs, food and coffee shops, all within a residential area.

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We did the free guided walk with Kyle in Vancouver and this is one of the areas he took us to. I don't think we would have chosen to go here but when the tour took us here we were so pleased as the area...More

Thank annerob10
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Maple Tree Square is an interesting historical area, it is where Vancouver began in 1867 when Gassy Jack opened a salon. The first council meeting was held here underneath a maple tree. It also has its own flat iron building to rival the one in...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The Maple Tree square, where the "Gassy Jack" statue and Vancouvers own Flat Iron building are located is a great stop on a stroll through Gastown. Located where in which Vancouver received its name it is definitely worth the stop if you are into your...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 28 November 2016

In the past we came here many times a year, however not in the past 25 years. Lot's of the stores have changed, this palce has aged with time, however it's still part of Gastown & work the visit!

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This square -- now essentially the intersection of Alexander, Water, Powell and Carrall streets in the Gastown neighborhood -- is where Vancouver began in 1867. That's when John Deighton opened a salon here.. A nearby maple tree (now gone) provided shade for the first city...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This area is the first drop off on the bus when arriving in Gastown. It is the place of the steam clock and lots of souvenir, clothing, gifts, restaurants etc. Also lots of beggars and people trying to get you to part with cash for...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is home to a somewhat iconic flatiron style building, the first reinforced concrete structure built in Canada, originally built as a hotel but now converted into residential accommodation. Facing the building on the opposite side is a statue of 'Gassy Jack' in part responsible...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Here you will find the Gassy Jack statue and detailed information about this and the nearby Maple Tree. The hotel opposite reminds me of the Flatiron Building in NYC. There are plenty of eating places here too as it is part of Gastown.

Thank Alice R
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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