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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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Tropical escape at the highest point in Vancouver

Situated at the highest point in Vancouver, the Blodel Conservatory is one of my favorite places to escape for an hour or two - especially on a rainy Vancouver day! Indoor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Situated at the highest point in Vancouver, the Blodel Conservatory is one of my favorite places to escape for an hour or two - especially on a rainy Vancouver day! Indoor tropical paradise with free-flying exotic birds including the shy, elusive, colorful Chinese Exotic plants and flowers thrive in this temperature-controlled dome. Very reasonable admission prices or better yet buy... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are exotic tropical birds and plants here that you'll never see anywhere else. I go back often and am always delighted. If you can find a time when it's not too busy, it can be very peaceful as well as beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the center of queen Elisabeth park this conservatory contains a vast variety of birds.It will take about 30 minutes to walk through but the experience is good if you have young children. Photos are allowed but the use of selfi sticks are forbidden as some people were putting to close to the birds .Do try get a photo of... More 

Thank Berlitz
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

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 4 January 2017 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 3 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

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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