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Calgary Tower

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Address: 101 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-266-7171
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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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Amazing views of Calgary

We were there on a Wednesday and they had a deal where you don't pay the entry fee if you had lunch. That was great value for money and the food was very good. Staff provided good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went here with my father and close family friends, and each head was about $18. I think it was worth it; you could see the city beneath your feet. The views are pretty neat as well, and it's perfect for taking selfies while facing your fear of heights at the same time!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great experiance to look over the city. It does cost 18cad per person, its alot but you don't get that view anywhere else.

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Buderim, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were there on a Wednesday and they had a deal where you don't pay the entry fee if you had lunch. That was great value for money and the food was very good. Staff provided good service.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have nothing better to do with your time maybe take a look at the Calgary Tower. Little information on how the tower was built, not a lot of information about the city. View of the mountains is ok but take the trip out to the Rockies for a better view. I wouldn't recommend this unless you had time... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from the top are great but it's a lot of money for not a lot. It might be worth booking in to eat at the restaurant. After 20 mins of looking at the view we were bored and headed down.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

visited Calgary for two day trip and decided to discover the tower although I heard it is small inside and nothing much to see, the admission fee was reasonable and the first floor is really interesting you can stand over an amazing glass floor and see the beautiful city from the top. it worth passing by when you r in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Calgary Tower. 360 degree views of Downtown and surrounding area. Good views of Stampede activities from the top of the Tower. If you're adventurous, step out onto the glass floor!

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower is a fun place to visit but you need to keep your expectations realistic. The pro's are that you get great views of the mountains and 360 degree view of Calgary. There is also a glass floor that you can stand on if you like. The cons are that it only takes about 30-60 minutes to see everything... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic views of the city, but everything else is a long way away; be sure to visit on a clear day. We had free tickets, so not sure if it would have been worth paying the full $18 fee.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

View is stunning. You can see for miles on a clear day. Our visit was for the Panorama restaurant. Food was great. Server was nice. Informed us as we didn't want to order main item at same time as appetizers we had 2hrs to dine. Not impressed by this. We'd spent over $200. and had no intention of leaving in... More 

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