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Calgary Tower

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Address: 101 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J9, Canada
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the...

Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. On the Observation Deck you'll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies.

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Just to see this structure is amazing! I did not get to go up but it is a must see at night! The tower can be spotted as you are going into the city or peeking between the... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just to see this structure is amazing! I did not get to go up but it is a must see at night! The tower can be spotted as you are going into the city or peeking between the buildings!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the Calgary Tower is slowly being dwarfed by the surrounding office buildings, it still offers some tremendous views of the city and mountains. The area with the glass floor was a nice surprise and delighted the boys but maybe not those with a fear of heights. We went up in the later afternoon and it was great to see... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 10min it took check out the place was good! Views are pretty but for 50$ for a family to go it's not worth the price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Calgary Tower as the first thing I did when I got to Calgary (and got over my jet lag) you can either pay and only go to the observation deck or you can book to have a meal in the revolving restaurant and get access to the observation deck for free (I recommend this option). You get a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Naturally any tower is exciting and worth going up. It's a thrill. But they are always expensive. Look for brochures at hotels (or maybe online) that have coupons in them for saving money on the elevator ride (lift). Remember to do what makes sense. Go on a clear day so you can see the Canadian Rockies in the horizon, Canada... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very fun to eat at the top and watch as your view is constantly changing. The food was as good as the view.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little pricey, but the view is still pretty decent, although there are lots of other taller buildings around now. The transparent balcony is pretty cool. The restaurant takes advantage of their exclusiveness, which is apparent in the menu prices.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was incredibly expensive for the admission to ride the elevator. It makes more sense to spend that amount of money on lunch or dinner at the Restaurant and have your elevator admission comped.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's expensive. Great view. Kids were not too impressed. It's extra cost to go to restaurant! I liked it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a must do attraction if you are in Calgary as it is such a big well recognised land mark, the panoramic views are stunning and well worth a visit you must do the glass floor at the top as long as your not scared of heights

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