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Bloedel Floral Conservatory

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Address: Cambie St. at West 33rd Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V5X 1C5, Canada
Phone Number: 604-257-8584
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Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and...
Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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exotic plants

I Love all the different exotic plants here. It feel like you are in tropical country. I love it. and all those birds roaming around. they are so cute.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I Love all the different exotic plants here. It feel like you are in tropical country. I love it. and all those birds roaming around. they are so cute.

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White Rock, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

As grandparents we took our grandchildren aged 11 and 9 to this delightful place. Both age groups were enthralled. We went around it three times and each time saw something different. The birds up high, those down low and those at eye level were brilliantly coloured and obviously used to humans. The vegetation was clearly identified with interesting snippets of... More 

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Vancouver
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Take time to go here especially if it is a rainy day. Lovely garden walk - inside the Conservatory with birds to entertain you. Lunch before or after at Seasons in the Park makes it a perfect place to visit.

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Paris
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Accessible by bus, the Bloedel Conservatory is set in the Queen Elizabeth park. Unusual in design, it was nice to walk into a tropical garden from the cold wintery outside. Not very big, but a couple lovely unusual statues outside overlooking the city. A pretty park to stroll in and picnic.

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94 reviews 94 reviews
33 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The grounds are very pretty and wonderful to walk around even in the Winter. But the real star is the conservatory with its screaming birds, gorgeous plants and beautiful fish. Just a joy to visit.

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Oshawa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Went in early February on a drizzly day (drizzle in Vancouver - really?) and it was nice. Smaller than I expected but they do offer a senior's rate, which is quite reasonable. It doesn't take more than 20 minutes to walk the path through but do yourself a favour and go through again. You'll see lots of plants and birds... More 

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Vancouver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I will say straight out that I am a bird lover and know several of the parrots here reasonably well, as I used to work for the vet that is in charge of treating them, so I am a bit biased. Bloedel is very small, and will, at most, take up 45 minutes of your time. You can walk around... More 

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Bangkok
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We attended with a group of ten people expecting to be treated to the "spectacular" as advertised. No, it was not. The Conservatory is small! The 3 zones are undistinguisable leaving one to wonder, is this all there is. One would be hard pressed to identify unless you worked there. 15 minutes and your done. 200 birds etc., (?) ..half... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Its a small place but its quite nice to visit and see the birds and plants. Also you can spend a time at the Queens Elizabeth Park after what id great.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Enjoy a tropical break from the winter rain! This small conservatory is well designed and filled with a beautiful array of flowers and the joyful sound of birds. Benches are conveniently placed throughout the space, so that you can sit and enjoy the tropical oasis. Knowledgable volunteers roam throughout the space and are ready to answer any inquiry a visitor... More 

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