Nearby Chinatown are downtown's shopping centre, Gastown's chic boutiques and dining establishments, Science World, GM Place, and much more!
Walking + Biking
Walking from Downtown to Chinatown is convenient. (eg: from Canada Place / Burrard St.) Starting from West Pender St. and heading east, you will pass through Granville St., Homer St., & Cambie St. (about 6 to 8 blocks). When you walk past Cambie St., you will see the Millennium Gate erected across the West Pender St. near Abbott St.. When you get through the Gate on Pender St., you already arrive at the Chinatown area. Or just follow the Silk Road banners from Downtown Vancouver Public Library, it is only a 15 minutes walk to Chinatown area. Click here for Silk Road Route Map.
There are many designated bicycle routes in Vancouver area of which some can bring you to Chinatown area such as the bicycle routes on Pender St., Keefer St., Union St. and Quebec St. For further details, please check on the bicycle route map of the City webpage.