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Jimi Hendrix Shrine

432 Homer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2V5, Canada
+1 604-699-0112
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Don't waste your time

We walked about 15 minutes to see the Jimi Hendricks/Bib Marley Shrine. We got there...didn’t see... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Robyn P
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New Braunfels, United States
Not what I hoped.

Some old pictures, a few shells of guitars, a couple of old letters, a couple different record... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Mark R
,
Valparaiso, Indiana
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432 Homer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2V5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We walked about 15 minutes to see the Jimi Hendricks/Bib Marley Shrine. We got there...didn’t see anything!! A waste of time.

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Some old pictures, a few shells of guitars, a couple of old letters, a couple different record sleeves and covers. I am a huge fan so it was ok to see, no big deal.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My trip to Vancouver has not yet begun. HOWEVER ... when the Hendrix shrine website has a difference phone number from what's on this website, that's not good. I called four times to ask two questions -- (a) the shrine is showing up at two...More

1  Thank Mikey15613
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This shrine /building used to be part of Vie’s Chicken & Steak House, where Jimi Hendrix's granny, Nora Hendrix, worked as a cook for many years. It is now on the edge of Chinatown but at the time was the Afro Canadian area. Seemingly Jimi...More

2  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

A small shrine to an amazing artist. Also a spot for Bob Marley fans. As other reviews may point out, this place is free to enter and run by folks who love the music and history. Ask a few questions and you can learn a...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

What a neat retro spot to visit in Vancouver...funky memorabilia and pictures and quotes. Entrance by donation or free so it is affordable for everyone. Great that the owner is paying tribute to such a talented, creative genius.

Thank cashmerewild
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I was impressed to see this place, you can tell that it is only running because the owner has a true love of the music and the artists. I was suprised at how much he actually knew, lots of cool pictures, quotes, articles and memrobelia....More

Thank William W
Reviewed 12 September 2015

I lived in Vancouver for many years before I discovered this on a walking tour of the DTES - which I highly recommend. Our city has so much more history than most people realise with many other gems like this one.

Thank Ness G
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Only open 1-6pm Mon-Fri 432 Homer Street. I was here on a Sunday and walked from its old location 1.3km. Just off West Hastings St.

Thank cpetitclerc73
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Anything about jimi and his genius is welcome. Great information and you reflect on your own jimi experience. First time you heard him, any jimi facts and stories absorbed.

1  Thank saw55
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Chinatown
With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
...More
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