Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Calgary, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.8 km
Ascend 75 m
Descend 74 m

Experience Calgary in Canada in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CalgaryIndividual Sights in Calgary

Sight 1: The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland

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The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland

Fort Calgary was a North-West Mounted Police outpost at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers in present-day Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Originally named Fort Brisebois, after the outpost's first commander, the outpost was renamed Fort Calgary in June 1876.

Wikipedia: Fort Calgary (EN), Website

1585 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 2: Arts Commons

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Arts Commons is a multi-venue arts centre in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada, located in the Olympic Plaza Cultural District.

Wikipedia: Arts Commons (EN), Website

136 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Glenbow Museum

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The Glenbow Museum is an art and history regional museum in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The museum focuses on Western Canadian history and culture, including Indigenous perspectives. The Glenbow was established as a private non-profit foundation in 1955 by lawyer, businessman and philanthropist Eric Lafferty Harvie with materials from his personal collection.

Wikipedia: Glenbow Museum (EN), Website

222 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Calgary Tower

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The Calgary Tower is a 190.8-metre (626 ft) free standing observation tower in the downtown core of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Originally called the Husky Tower, it was conceived as a joint venture between Marathon Realty Company Limited and Husky Oil as part of an urban renewal plan and to celebrate Canada's centennial of 1967. The tower was built at a cost of CA$3,500,000 and weighs approximately 10,884 tonnes, of which 60% is below ground. It opened to the public on June 30, 1968 as the tallest structure in Calgary, and the tallest in Canada outside Toronto. It was renamed the Calgary Tower in 1971.

Wikipedia: Calgary Tower (EN)

838 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Central Memorial Park

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Central Memorial Park

Central Memorial Park is a park located in central Calgary's Beltline district. Sometimes referred to as Central Park or as Memorial Park, the area is home to the Memorial Park Library, an equestrian statue of Russell Lambert Boyle, and a cenotaph. The former Colonel Belcher Veterans Hospital was located across 4th street SW to the west, now the site of the Sheldon M. Chumir Centre. The Memorial Park Library and the surrounding park were named a National historic site in 2018

Wikipedia: Central Memorial Park (EN)

784 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: St. Mary's Cathedral

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St. Mary's Cathedral in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is a Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Diocese of Calgary. The building's full name is The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Wikipedia: St. Mary's Cathedral (Calgary) (EN)

1275 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 7: Stampede Park

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Stampede Park

The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition, and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", attracts over one million visitors per year and features one of the world's largest rodeos, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing, and First Nations exhibitions. In 2008, the Calgary Stampede was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame.

Wikipedia: Calgary Stampede (EN), Website


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