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Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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we saw these as we walked around Stanley Park. They are well sign posted so very hard to miss. There's information about each pole and explains their meanings. Some of the poles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I've long had a fascination with totem poles, so I was happy to finally have the chance to see real ones up close during my bike ride through Stanley Park. There are several standing in a row, and the effect is breathtaking. There's also a nice gift/souvenir shop off to the side, selling native artwork (I can't speak to its... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We walked round to the Totem Poles during a day visit to Stanley Park. It is a great little insight into the native american history of the park and the poles themselves look amazing. Well worth a visit.

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Rock Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

The totem poles are part of Canadian history. Beautifully carved and each head on the totem pole represents a story from our First Nations people. They are a highlight with tourists from abroad visiting our city. It's free to see but if driving you must pay for parking. Located by the water near the sea wall itself.

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Otley West Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

we saw these as we walked around Stanley Park. They are well sign posted so very hard to miss. There's information about each pole and explains their meanings. Some of the poles are very colourful. Worth a look when visiting the park

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

In the middle of Stanley Park, along the water edge, sits an huge area full of totem poles rich in history, nice stop along the hop on hop off route to get off and walk around and check out the sites.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

a bit of Canadian history in a nice setting..great photo opportunity and gift store near by good to see anytime of the year..but a sunny day is best...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

On a ride around the Stanley Park rock walls and bay on bikes, stop for a look. It is a short visit that adds a bit of history to your visit. I agree there are overgrown weeds everywhere and maintenance is needed.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Interesting and educational but badly in need of maintenance. The area is overgrown with weeds and the information signs need refreshing.

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Boydton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Beautifully preserved totems with information on the carvings. Stanley Park is just beautiful. Could spend days and days walking through here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Beside being magnificent to view, what I liked most about the totem poles in Stanley Park was there was information about them enabling us to learn and understand their meaning.

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Address: Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver

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