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Marine Building

355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G8, Canada (Coal Harbour)
604 684 4819
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Ranked #17 of 184 Attractions in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Both the outside and the lobby are beautiful and the elevators are also worth a look. We went up to the 18th floor but there wasn't much there except free washrooms ;).

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This museum is more than it appears. It was a wonderful visit with friendly staff and great exhibits! I recommend for sure.

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Marine Building is a significant structure, found on the northwest corner of Burrard and W. Pender Streets. While you might not have business to attend to there, it is well worth your time to walk into the Art Deco style lobby--one of the very best examples of this style in Canada. The ornate and stylish sculptured walls and ceiling... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We saw it at night and could not enter. Incredible architecture and history. Go see it for me in the daytime!

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Northeast
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

While walking through downtown Vancouver, we noticed the Marine Building. We knew nothing about it, but realized it was something special. We went inside and were pleasantly surprised. What a lovely example of deco. Don't miss it!

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Sydney, Australia
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155 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Entering this interesting grand building through beautiful revolving doors I was in awe of the stunning lobby in which I found myself. Such detail from floor to walls to ceiling & doors. Stained glass windows, the floor design with the zodiac & other sea faring motifs. It's worth taking the lift to the next floor to see the view from... More

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Keremeos, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
29 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

this, in my opinion is the most beautiful building in Vancouver. The details on the exterior are truly very beautiful. A rare find in "the concrete jungle".

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glasgow
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

we popped in just for a look and were amazed at the art deco designs and décor inside. It is a treasure hidden amongst the high rises but well worth seeking out.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

An awesome example of Art Deco architecture, with tons of nautical design elements. You can go inside also and examine the elaborate interior style. The elevator doors are on equal par with those in the Chrysler Building in New York. Very near the waterfront too.

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

take the polished elevators and marvel at the lobby. Vancouver's architecture can be blandly new, and fortunately for us we have a few gems to be proud of. The marine building is imaginative and whimsical and i have had the good fortune to be in the private penthouse offices. This used to be the part time home for the Guiness... More

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