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Bloedel Conservatory

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Address: 4600 Cambie St | West 33rd Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2Z1, Canada
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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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This is a tropic escape in Vancouver full of a wide selection of birds flying around. It is located on the highest hill in Vancouver giving a great panoramic view. A visit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tropic escape in Vancouver full of a wide selection of birds flying around. It is located on the highest hill in Vancouver giving a great panoramic view. A visit is self guided as you wander through looking at tropical plants and birds.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to go up to the park to see the view of downtown when the weather is nice and this time around, we went to the conservatory for the first time. It is not huge, but watching the birds and taking pictures was really fun. They had quite a lot of exotic birds and it seems to be also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love exotic birds in (close to) tropical surroundings then you will need to spend some time here. It is necessarily warm and suitably humid so your glasses 👓 will steam up at first. When you recover from this and you pay the quite reasonable fee of $6.75 each (for most people). Then do take your time and move... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to visit - especially when it's a bit murky outside. Value is very good and is cheap to get in. Inside, plants, trees and birds are interesting. There was volunteer staff there to ask questions etc. For the festive period there were also things for the kids to spot. The walk here if it's snowing is a bit... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with friends during the winter. There is a walk from the parking lot, which was not taken care of, was very icy and not very well lit. We approached the conservatory and there was a huge lineup for an outdoor ferris wheel which overlooked a beautiful view. This looked ideal for families or perhaps couples on a... More 

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Petionville, Haiti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are having a bad day take a trip here and sit on a bench. The grey rainy days are a bit much so this place offers an escape. The birds and plants are all donated and uses volunteer power. This is an expensive piece of real estate so developers were trying to get it torn down. Please support... More 

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Arundel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bloedel Conservatory has an amazing collection of plants and birds from all around the world, it's lovely to walk around and see it all up so close.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bloedel Conservatory is a nice break from the usual Vancouver environs. It is a small conservatory, but it is well-compiled and has a number of beautiful and fascinating birds of all shapes, colors, and sizes. You can really dig in and enjoy it in about an hour, or you could bring a book and enjoy the environs for longer... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to chill for an hour! The plants, birds and gnomes are great this time of year. Christmas lights at night, too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth a visit: you can see colorful plants and birds from different tropical regions in an indoor tropical rainforest. It's inside Queen Elizabeth Park, so you can visit the two together for a perfect mild afternoon.

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