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Address: 317 7 Ave SW | CORE Shopping Centre, Calgary, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
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+1 403-268-3830
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
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Set in the middle of the city, this indoor garden spans three acres and is...

Set in the middle of the city, this indoor garden spans three acres and is home to waterfalls, trees and thousands of plants.

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If only it were open!

This is a fabulous place to hang out when it's open - especially on a cold or rainy day. The plants give off lots of oxygen and people are playing the baby grand piano beyond the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we bring our lunch to work it is always nice to sit here and eat it, the flowers are beautiful, brings some sunshine to our cold winter days. A regular place to stop. Also my study buddy and I always meet here to go over our assignments.

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Thank Barb H
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fabulous place to hang out when it's open - especially on a cold or rainy day. The plants give off lots of oxygen and people are playing the baby grand piano beyond the koi pond. I miss the turtles. Great downtown escape for a coffee and a visit.

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Thank BobsCowgirl
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Ok, since 2012 the Garden has been closed more often than it has been open. When it was re-opened the place was about 25% smaller and opened up to be a food court for the mall. They have less than half of the plants they had. No waterfalls or bridges to meander by. In fact the place is complete junk... More 

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4 Thank Janet L
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Devonian Gardens in the heart of Calgary within the Core shopping centre is a delightful and peaceful area to enjoy some lunch or a respite within your outing. The area is filled with green plants and a coy pond and lovely tiny birds.

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Thank rwolf8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

cos its indoor!!! also a great place if you have super energetic kids! unfortunately they are going through renovation now. hope to see them open soon!

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Thank Hideaki H
Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were spending our holiday in Banff but deliberately delayed our arrival so we could spend a morning shopping in the Mall. Our only disappointment was that the Gardens were closed for refurbishment however, we were delighted with the sales and couldn't resist a few purchases. We will return and let's hope we get to see the gardens next time.

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Thank chloemojo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a great place in the middle of the Core shopping centre to find a spot to chill and relax. But unfortunately can get busy at lunch time as it fills up with people from the many office blocks or during the holidays as parents descend upon here with their children. Let the wife loose in the shops on... More 

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Thank Simon B
Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

One of Calgary's most cherished parks, and its only indoor park, has been experiencing problems ever since a revamp a few years ago. There are a lot of water features and planters full of thirsty tropical plants, and somewhere there's a serious leak. Some of the businesses below had been hit with water, and worse, Calgarians and tourists alike have... More 

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2 Thank BenLar137
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

A beautiful oasis in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of downtown. Lovely plants and beautiful big koi. A great place to sit and think or enjoy a moment of peace and tranquility. It's right next to the food court so lots of people have their lunch there.

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Thank 449lesleym
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

To me this is a therapeutic garden, because it's indoor and warm, with soft music playing in the background.

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