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Marine Building

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Address: 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G8, Canada
Phone Number: 604 684 4819
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautifull and funcional building, Best quality materials to constract love vintage architectural building It marks an era Lots of symbols

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautifull and funcional building, Best quality materials to constract love vintage architectural building It marks an era Lots of symbols

Thank GrilloSilvestre
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873 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.. though kinda limited as you can see the outside plus the lobby only. It is beautiful but so easy to walk past :) Go check it out.

Thank UKDavidN
Stevensville, Montana
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260 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the Architectural buff you have to visit this location! Once the tallest building in Vancouver it is now dwarfed by Skyscrapers, but still a wonderful visit with the interior finishings.

Thank Danny5k
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is my family's favourite building in Vancouver. It has so much history and is SO beautiful. Anyone interested in history and/or architecture has to see this building. We were even invited to the top floor business for a glass of wine!

Thank ch0pkins13
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Just walk in to admire the outstanding architecture, it is a feast for the eyes. The Elephant and Castle pub is available for a meal and rest.

Thank Kim T
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Art Decco, intricate tiling, marbles, copper , stunning. the building has doubled as the Daily Planet bldg in movies. A must see on your walk tour of Vancouver, so close to the cruise ship terminal

Thank BillAndYvonne
Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The facidnis absoulutly beautiful. Inside the floor is inlaid tiles. The theme is marine life, with dolphins, mermaids and sailing ships in the art deco style.

Thank cfilmcat
Vancouver, Canada
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60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Located on Burrard St, right in the heart of Downtown, this 1930's office building is a welcomed wonder to the usual business architecture. It's wonderfully decorated inside and outside by ART, real ART, lots and lots and oodles of Fine Art Much of it Decco, some Nouveau and all Wonderful. There are sculptures in metal and stone, 3D and friezes... More 

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vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I used to have my office in this building. Most folks in Vancouver probably don't know where it is and have never been inside. It is one of the few older buildings in Vancouver that has retained it's look. Enjoy the architecture and spend a few minutes taking in the lobby. BEAUTIFUL. Within blocks of the cruise terminal, in the... More 

Thank Ed G M
New Westminster, Canada
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The marine building doesn't have rollercoasters, captive sea mammals or souvenirs, but it is handy to the downtown and worth a 30 to 45 minute visit. Begin with admiring the décor on the exterior of the entrance, here you will understand why it is called the marine building. Spend some time in the foyer and check out the elevator design... More 

Thank Ginger I

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