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Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)

340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
+1 604-331-3600
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The Architecture is Amazing

Passed this library many times and each time had to stop to look at the amazing architecture. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
111JCB
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Springfield, New Jersey
Just the most stunning building !!

I am sure there might be more architecturally significant buildings in Vancouver but the library... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chrissybubs
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Robson Street
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Passed this library many times and each time had to stop to look at the amazing architecture. We never went inside but wish we did. Beautiful building.

Thank 111JCB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am sure there might be more architecturally significant buildings in Vancouver but the library was my favourite. It looks like the Colosseum in Rome and is stunning.

Thank Chrissybubs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As Americans who love libraries, we stopped in for a few minutes and stayed several hours. This is a beautiful library with excellent free, wi-fi and very friendly staff.

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern architecture in the middle of the downtown area. Great spot to see out if sunny. Well worth a visit or a walk by.

Thank Lyle W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When this magnificent and welcoming building was under construction, I did a photo shoot on the roof. I fell in love with the nouveau Roman design. Once it opened, I fell in love with it all over again. I can lose myself in book collections,...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Roman looking building nice place restaurants coffee shops sky train buses near by etc everything you need in a library same as anywhere else walking distance or short bus ride basically downtown off to north side of down town area Georgia street and Robson street...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The building reminds you of a Roman Colosseum built in the middle of downtown Vancouver . It is a stunning building from the outside and a joy to visit inside.

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Gef lost in the stacks in this Roman Coluseum styled building. Surfing the web just xant compare to surfing the stacks. Awesome collections are housed here

Thank Neville W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

As we are not residents of Van we only went to see the architecture of the library but did nip in to have a look at the services on offer - seems to have all library services covered. Lots of little cafes here and shops....More

Thank WoodstockJack2013
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Having a rich collection of books. A place to be. There are lot of Indian collection also. It's a fantastic library.

Thank jobsjoseph
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Robson Street
Robson Street is a shopper's paradise. Whether a
window shopper or a serious trendsetter, a fashionista
or a dabbler, the crowd of independent boutiques,
quirky one-off shops, and well-known luxury brands on
Robson Street have something to cater for every itch
in your wallet. As a result, it draws a diverse crowd,
and the people-watching along this famous walking
thoroughfare is a primary attraction. In between the
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