"Vancouver has a dark side" Downtown Eastside Tip by morgueanne

Downtown Eastside, Vancouver: 62 reviews and 16 photos

Perish the thought. Every city has a dark side and Vancouver's isn't as dangerous as the people who have posted before me have made it seem. I am in this neighbourhood everyday. I have worked afternoon shifts down on East Hastings for almost a year and never had a problem. Part of it is because they see me all the time, but tourists should be alright if they stay in groups and do the following

- Stay out of the alleys
- Realize that you're in their territory
- Keep your attitude and opinions about their lifestyle to yourself.

Directions: Generally the area between Gastown & Chinatown, focused along the Main & E Hastings intersection

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 27, 2006
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