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Bloedel Floral Conservatory

Cambie St. at West 33rd Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V5X 1C5, Canada
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Ranked #23 of 184 Attractions in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Architectural Buildings
Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

a warm hospitable quiet green space, made me feel a part of life. Give yourself an hour or more , sit down and relax

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Louisville, Kentucky
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you want to see the most beautiful assortment of flowers and greenery you can imagine, this is your place. The variety and size of the many flowers made it seem that they almost had to not be real! I took a lot of photos of the flowers and birds that I can share. This is a must visit place.

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Somerset, New Jersey
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Very nice bio dome. The flowers are gorgeous. Many variety of beautiful orchids in the bio dome. The birds were pretty and easy to find.

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North Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

You would never believe that you are in Vancouver when you step into the Bloedel. It is a world of tropical flowers and birds that surround you with their sound and aromas! It is a must to visit!

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went here with my Grandma, who is hard of hearing and mobility impaired. She had no trouble getting around, and the volunteer docents were very good at speaking up and facing her to talk. She had a blast, and so did we!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After looking at the pictures of this place and the mention of all the "free flying" birds, I was under the impression that the parrots were free to fly about and sit on your shoulder ( if they chose to do so). However that is not the case, a member of staff told us that they have clipped wings and... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The vegetation and the birds were visually interesting and worth the visit which was about 30 minutes. If you like to take photos of birds this is a very easy spot for that. I am sure that in winter it might be even more appealing to be waking through a tropical paradise than it was on this fair summer day.

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Los Angeles, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
87 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Its basically a giant aviary in a dome - but WOW. Perched up a top the highest point in the city, you find this massive glass dome and for like $6 US you can wander through and see tropical birds and plants in a natural environment. The plants and birds are nothing unique, you could see them at a zoo... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This garden is essentially enclosed in a domed glasshouse which houses many exotic flora and fauna. Rare birds and parrots fly freely around and it is wonderful to see them so closely. There is also a nice gift shop. Outside is a lovely fountain and many high vantage points for good photos. Well worth a visit,

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Morgan Hill, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The conservatory was small and doesn't take much time to walk around. The birds are cute very colorful and there are much prettier plants in the garden... Don't forget to use your AAA card for a discounted entry into the Conservatory. If this was a helpful review please let me know!

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