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Address: 1440 Haro St. | (Bordered by Broughton, Barclay and Nicola Streets), Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1G2, Canada
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Park containing nine historical houses.

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Came across this quite close to our hotel and it is like a time warp of how life must have been before the arrival of sky scrapers. Several wooden buildings with a green area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Came across this quite close to our hotel and it is like a time warp of how life must have been before the arrival of sky scrapers. Several wooden buildings with a green area which looks like a pleasant place to sit and relax

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a popular park for locals to go but I wouldn’t say it’s a tourist destination. If you feel like taking a walk up Barclay, just a few blocks off Denman, you will run into some lovely character homes and this small park with gardens. I think the spring garden is the most impressive with all the rhodo’s, tulips,... More 

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Sacramento CA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

I had read reviews about the gardens in this area so we put in on our itinerary. If you have run out of everything else to do in Vancouver than I would say maybe this is worth seeing but it should go on the bottom of the list. No one with a rake, hose or pruning shears is paying any... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

The most noteworthy aspect of this square is not so much the square itself but rather the restored old houses in the immediate vicinity.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

A blast from the past in a skyscraper city. Beautiful heritage houses with cherry blossom trees lining the square.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

Interesting restored old Vancouver homes to view, weddings are sometimes held here. They are actually located at Barclay and Broughton Streets.

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