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Family of Horses statue

800 Macleod Trail SE | Municipal Plaza at City Hall, Calgary, Alberta T2G 2M3, Canada
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Nice for horse-lovers

But not for art-lovers. Although I'm glad Municipal Plaza has been animated with public art, it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
The real thing

As we approached the building I could see the horses and I took a second look as I thought they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicki C
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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800 Macleod Trail SE | Municipal Plaza at City Hall, Calgary, Alberta T2G 2M3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

But not for art-lovers. Although I'm glad Municipal Plaza has been animated with public art, it's unfortunate these static, bland horses were chosen for this spot. There's a stunning little park 100 m's away atop the parking garage where they would fit in superbly. For...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we approached the building I could see the horses and I took a second look as I thought they were real.

Thank Nicki C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Definitely make this one of your stops if you are doing a walking tour of Calgary downtown art. The family of horses was approximately life-sized. Worth seeing.

Thank Northern12345
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I'm not a big horse person, but it's hard to find a lot to recommend in the Family of Horses statue at City Hall. They're just standing there, there's no movement, there's no interaction between the animals, and not a lot of detail in the...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 27 September 2016

These gorgeous animals stand outside the municipal Offices. They are a marvellous collection of equine statues and we enjoyed seeing them.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Located on the steps of the Municipal Building, south of the old City Hall, are this family of 3 horses These are three very lifelike statues. Their locations seems natural even in the middle of Downtown Calgary. This spot is popular as it is part...More

Thank Andy S
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