A Highlander Fan's
Guide to Vancouver

Episode 1x03: Road Not Taken

These aren't all of the locations used in this episode, just the ones I visited and have photos for!

For a more complete list of filming locations (and additional screencaps),
please visit my Episode Transcript & Episode Screencaps pages.

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Diamond Mart
The Electra, 989 Nelson St
[49.281062,-123.125496]
Also in Season 2 Episode 5

The Diamond Broker location from this episode also served as the Consulate in 2x05 An Eye for an Eye, where Richie stops the assassination attempt, and where later Annie jumps from the window to her "death".

Screenshots The Electra

2x05 Eye For An Eye

2x05 Eye For An Eye
 
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Screenshots

1x03 Road Not Taken

1x03 Road Not Taken

1x03 Road Not Taken

The Electra

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2x05 Eye For An Eye

2x05 Eye For An Eye

2x05 Eye For An Eye

2x05 Eye For An Eye

The Electra

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2x05 Eye For An Eye

2x05 Eye For An Eye

The Electra

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The church across the street from the Electra.

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Hogs Bar & Alley
Carrall St, south of Cordova
Also in Season 2 Episode 9

Bar exterior
319 Carrall
[49.282167,-123.104411]

Completely remodeled, not really recognizable anymore, although the alley next to it still is (see below).

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Restaurant

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Alley
beside 319 Carrall St
[49.282042,-123.104703]

Richie's looking for answers and chases a guy into this alley, which in the real world is right next to the exterior used for the Hog's Bar.

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Alley (around the corner from the Hog's Bar)

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Screenshot Alley
 
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As beat up as this chain-link gate is, it might actually be the same one from 20 years ago.

Morgue parking lot
23 W Pender St
[49.281148,-123.105033]
Also in Season 5 Episode 4

Just northwest of the Chinatown entrance. Where MacLeod confronts Sgt Powell about the autopsy report on Richie's friend. Also seen very briefly in 'Glory Days'.

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1x03: Road Not Taken

1x03: Road Not Taken

5x04: Glory Days

Parking lot

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Looking for Kiem Sun
A montage of locations showing Macleod driving around Chinatown.

Part 1
along E Pender St between Gore & Main
[49.28039,-123.098588]

Driving west toward Main St.

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Pender St

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Part 3
along E Pender St between Columbia & Carrall
[49.280502,-123.102944]

Driving west toward Carrall.

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Pender St

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Part 5
209 E Pender St
[49.280444,-123.098944]

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209 E Pender St

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Part 7
along E Pender St between Gore & Main
[49.280292,-123.098524]

The same stretch of road as Part 1, except driving east toward Gore this time (past Pt 6: 240 E Pender).

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Pender St

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Part 8
212 E Georgia St
[49.278502,-123.099147]

I got a great picture of the building *next* to the Libra Trading Co building. The one that used to  be Libra is just visible at a sharp angle on the right side of the street-view photo, between the red lamp post and 'no parking' signs.

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E Georgia St

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Part 9
Keefer & Main intersection
[49.279467,-123.099725]

This building is also visible at the end of Part 11. The "Wing On" building is just down the street from this intersection.

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Intersection

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Part 10
E Pender St, looking toward Main
[49.280306,-123.098992]

At the end of the street in the screenshot, you can just see the base of the white pillars of the CIBC building at Main and Pender.

Screenshot E Pender
 
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Part 11
215 Keefer St
[49.27957,-123.099174]

Driving past "Wing On" Photo (now a Fido mobile phone store) toward the Keefer and Main intersection from Part 9.

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215 Keefer St

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Part 13
Alley near Chinese Garden
[49.279972,-123.1024]

At last, the final portion of the montage, where MacLeod pulls into an alley near Kiem Sun's retreat. Surprisingly, this alley actually is near the Chinese Garden.

Screenshots

Alley

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Kiem Sun's retreat
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
[49.279651,-123.103913]
Also in Season 2 Episode 8

Photos/Screenshots of the adjacent park
can be found at Season 2 Episode 8.

 

Entrance to the Garden. Open to the public, admission is $14 CD.

Screenshots

2x08 Revenge of the Sword

1x03 Road Not Taken

1x03 Road Not Taken

Entrance

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Main courtyard. The moon door MacLeod uses to 'enter' the garden just leads to a small area and walkway looking out onto the adjacent park. It is *not* actually an entrance to the Garden.

Screenshot Moon Door

1x03 Road Not Taken
 
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1x03 Road Not Taken

1x03 Road Not Taken

1x03 Road Not Taken

Main Courtyard

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Koi feeding time & crepe myrtle bonsai blooming for the first time in 35 years.


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China Maple Hall (formal reception hall), located off the main courtyard - Kiem Sun's quarters/lab

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Screenshot China Maple Hall

1x03 Road Not Taken
 
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China Maple Hall

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South courtyard - Following the double corridor walkway past (or through) the Jade Water Pavilion brings you to the south courtyard, where the paving stones have a different, more geometric, pattern.

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2x08 Revenge of the Sword

2x08 Revenge of the Sword

South Courtyard

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Scholar's Study and Courtyard, at the southwest corner of the Garden - Chou Lin's room

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1x03 Road Not Taken

Scholar's Study

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The Cloudy and Colourful Pavilion - not open to the public, although we were told it is sometimes possible to call ahead and request special access.


2x08: Revenge
of the Sword

2x08 Revenge of the Sword

2x08 Revenge of the Sword

2x08 Revenge of the Sword

2x08: Revenge of the Sword

Pavilion

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Abandoned warehouse
See Episode 1x09

 

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