Fan Tan Alley

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View into Fan Tan Alley looking south from Fisgard toward Pandora in the distance

Fan Tan Alley is an alley in Victoria, British Columbia's Chinatown. It runs south from Fisgard Avenue to Pandora Avenue in the block between Government Street and Store Street. It was originally a gambling district with restaurants, shops, and opium dens. Today it is a tourist destination with many small shops including a barber shop, art gallery, Chinese cafe, apartments and offices. It is the narrowest street in Canada. At its narrowest point it is only 0.9 metres (35 in) wide. It was designated as a heritage property by the local government in 2001.[1]

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Coordinates: 48°25′44″N 123°22′04″W / 48.4290°N 123.3679°W / 48.4290; -123.3679