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Downtown Outing

Calgary's Downtown is a destination in and of itself and has become one of Canada's newest urban playgrounds. Complimenting modern day architecture are historical sandstone buildings that existed almost a century ago including The Stephen Avenue Walk National Historic District. Visit these areas in downtown Calgary.


Calgary Tower (1 - 2 hrs) The newly renovated Calgary Tower elevates visitors 189 meters (626 ft.) above downtown Calgary for a stunning view of the city and the Canadian Rockies.

Devonian Gardens (1 - 2 hrs) This peaceful indoor park spans three levels in downtown's TD Square. One of the world's largest indoor parks housing 20,000 plants, more than 135 varieties of flora, waterfalls, fountains, fish and turtles

Glenbow Museum (2 - 4 hrs) A lively journey into the heritage of the Canadian West and an exciting exploration of other cultures.

Calgary Police Service Interpretive Centre (2 - 3 hrs) Interactive facility with educational hands-on exhibits and games on criminal issues.


Calgary Eaton Centre / TD Square / Scotia Centre (2 - 4 hrs) An indoor walkway system connects a five-block downtown shopping complex that includes: The Bay, Calgary Eaton Centre / TD Square, Bankers Hall, Scotia Centre and Penny Lane Mall.

Stephen Avenue Walk (2 - 4 hrs) Stephen Avenue Walk is a National Historic District boasting over 1,000 shops and facilities including some of Calgary's finest restaurants and pubs.

Inglewood District (2 - 3 hrs) A bustling shopping area just east of downtown featuring antiques, home furnishings, book stores and restaurants.

4 th Street and Mission district (2- 3 hrs) The Mission district encompasses an area of exciting restaurants, specialty stores and coffee shops.

Uptown 17 th Avenue (2 - 3 hrs) This scenic neighborhood and upscale shopping district is just south of downtown and hosts over 450 galleries, boutiques, cafes, bistros, bookstores and art galleries.


Art Central (1 - 2 hrs) A must visit for artists and art lovers alike. Art Central is a new concept bringing together artist studios, galleries, arts and crafts boutiques along with new dining experiences all under one roof.

http://www.artec-usa.com/03_projects/performing_arts_venues/epcor_centre/images/jack_singer_concert_hall02.jpgArt Gallery of Calgary (1 - 2 hrs) Contemporary public art gallery with five exhibition cycles per year.

Artists of the World.com (1 - 2 hrs) 20,000 square feet showcasing the best local and international artists. One of the world's largest galleries, it includes two viewing theatres and plasma screens throughout to showcase artists and their work.

Cantos Music Foundation (1 - 2 hrs) Established in 2003 to build better communities by connecting people through music. One of the many featured items is the piano used by the song-writing duo of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

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