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Library Square

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Address: 350 Georgia St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Phone Number: 604 331 3600
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Big Library

Main Vancouver branch. Great DVD collection. Fantastic kids section downstairs with games & activities as well as a great selection of books. Really nice gift shop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
caroljim3
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Main Vancouver branch. Great DVD collection. Fantastic kids section downstairs with games & activities as well as a great selection of books. Really nice gift shop.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a star attraction for visitors touring downtown Vancouver. An amazing public space in the heart of the city that is enjoyed by local residents year-round. Head up to special collections on the upper floors to view the library's special collections and historic photos depicting early Vancouver.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is just minutes away from the Skytrain in Downtown Vancouver and an interesting building for photography. The surrounding buildings reflect in each other and make for great images. The square is close to the bus stop, or you can walk towards the mountains and you will end up near Canada Place. A must stop on your visit to Vancouver.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place to hang out in any weather condition. Nice place to sit and think about what your next plan of attach will be.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The open spaces surrounding the library are always busy with protesters, street musicians and mainly people enjoying the very inviting place that it is.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Architecture and worth a visit if you are in the general vicinity. Looks somehow like the Roman Colosseum.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Library Square was completed in 1995 by famed architect Moshe Safdie. The design, with curved walls wrapped around a square inner building, is even more remarkable from the inside. The library information desk has self-guided tour brochures. I love the bridges that connect the square parts of the building to the curved wrap. Also, look for the treasure chest hidden... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Get a drink or grab a bite and hang out here to relax and take in the weather on a suitable day. We stayed almost next to it so spent quite some time at this place.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

It's really a fantastic looking building, and being a fairly busy square it is a nice spot to sit and people watch with a coffee. Of course a Starbucks is located downstairs. With it's central location in Downtown Vancouver it's not a far walk from anywhere, and lots of transit options available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Just go, see it and ✅.. Very popular spot....... A true replica, Lots of small stores at ground level Great for pictures Must visit and done

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Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping options. However, located right on the waterfront of Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also popular public meeting spot, with a massive public library and convention center attracting a bevy of visitors both local and not, as well as a hotspot for the arts, being home to some of Vancouver's most cutting-edge galleries. With behemoth architecture and a professional air, Downtown means business.