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Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Tucked away in one corner (East) of Stanley Park is a collection of totem poles. Almost like museum pieces, they were brought in from all around, but also left to weather the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Tucked away in one corner (East) of Stanley Park is a collection of totem poles. Almost like museum pieces, they were brought in from all around, but also left to weather the elements. So as people have said, they may need some TLC. Yet, they also have a beauty being weathered thus. The area is honestly very small compared to... More 

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Sheffield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A must see if you are in Stanley Park but they are in need of a little bit of restoration and some general attention to landscaping.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nice arrangement of 9 totem poles on the pointed bit of Stanley Park (Brockton Point) along with a gift shop and information desk. We got dropped off by taxi at the aquarium ($10 from Canada Place) and decided to take the 15 minute walk to the totem poles while waiting for the aquarium to open. It's a nice walk partially... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

These signify Vancouver and no trip is complete without seeing them. They are so well and intricately coloured and a must visit.

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GIG HARBOR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Each totem pole is unique and has a different tale to tell. Be sure to read the placards about each totem pole. Great photo opportunity as well.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

These Totem poles showcase creativity of the natives of Pacific North western territories. Quiet amazed by the different usage of these . It's about 20 min walk from the aquarium.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Walking through Stanley Park the totem poles are nice to stop and look at. There is also a shop where you can purchase items as well. Makes for a nice break while making your way through the park.

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stanley park is filled with beautiful nature and these totem poles are perfect to stand by the tall trees. So many totem poles of all different colours. It takes no time or money to enjoy the beauty of these pieces of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was a great addition to a day spent in the park. I am drawn to all things Native American and their spitituality and felt connected here. Be sure to stop by and see it if you are in the area, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Loved this opportunity to continue my education. After a particularly rough summer in grad school, my husband flew out to join me for a week of rest and relaxation. We drove from Ellensburg to Vancouver since manyt classmates were suggesting it. After walking around the neighborhood near our hotel we got in the car and drove in no particular direction.... More 

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