$25
  • Partner: A Wok Around Chinatown
  • Guide: Robert Sung
  • Duration: 90 minutes

EXPLORE VANCOUVER’S CHINATOWN NEIGHBOURHOOD

Take a stroll through Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood with Robert Sung of A Wok Around. Explore Chinese Canadian history through the historic buildings and the important community figures that helped shape this haven for Chinese immigrants in Vancouver’s early days, and see why it has remained a hub of community and culture for Chinese Canadians. Expert guide Robert Sung wanders the streets with you as he showcases the historic buildings that retain the characteristic architectural styles from the early days of this iconic neighbourhood. See the benevolent societies that came from a need for community members to work together and strengthen community ties. Stand amongst the monuments and centres that have emerged to commemorate Chinese Canadian triumphs and sacrifices to build the new nation of Canada.

ABOUT A WOK AROUND CHINATOWN

Created by third-generation Chinese Canadian Robert Sung, A Wok Around is the tour company to explore Chinese Canadian culture in Vancouver, Canada. Robert’s family have strong ties to the local food industry and many of his tours have a culinary twist to them. On his main tour, he guides his guests through Vancouver’s historic Chinatown neighbourhood, exploring the architecture and introducing the delicious culinary and aromatic medicinal practices that early Chinese immigrants brought to Canada. To learn more about the business, visit their partner page: A Wok Around Chinatown

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