Calgary Tower
Calgary Tower
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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About
This place is temporarily closed. 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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  • Mi
    Paris, France51 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good view
    We went there at 10:30 am and it was not overcrowed. The price is correct (21$ for 1 adult). When you are in the observatory point, you have a lot of informations about the city and the landscape in front of you which is very interesting ! The shop downstairs is very expensive (6-8$ for a magnet). Otherwise, everything was good !
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 July 2023
  • CharlieW
    Dieppe, Canada428 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Average tower
    The Calgary Tower can be seen easily as a distinctive part of the city skyline in Calgary. We ventured downtown to go have a look, parking was a pain, signage to indicate the entrance to the tower was non-existent. It cost about $20/person to take the elevator up. It’s not particularity tall so you’re mostly looking at adjacent buildings. There’s not much to take pictures of, even from the top. Unless you really have an affinity for towers, you can skip this one.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Maplewicket
    Fort McMurray, Canada391 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Part of the downtown experience.
    Visiting the Calgary tower is part of the downtown experience. I would recommend going up to the restaurant instead of just going to the observation deck on its own. The observation deck offers great views of the city and has some plexus glass to stand on and look down (if you can stomach it) There’s a short video and display on the history of the tower, as well as markers of the downtown landmarks. Downside If you’ve been to the CN tower before, expect less Not being the tallest tower in Calgary lessens the experience
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 August 2023
  • sukhjiwan h
    Walsall, United Kingdom168 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice day visit
    Great views of the city and beyond. On entering the viewing deck, there's a glass section with a glass floor. Made my knees shake walking across it. Quite when we visited so we could take our time walking round to see all of the city. On one side, some of the skyscrapers have outgrown the tower, so not much to see besides offices.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Julia D
    Christchurch, United Kingdom4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I highly recommend the Calgary Tower revolving restaurant
    The slowly revolving restaurant at the top of Calgary Tower was a superb place to dine and meet. The food was great, especially the English Trifle made with rhubarb! The service was excellent and the waiter very knowledgeable about wine. A perfect evening out with a wonderful view.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 29 August 2023
  • LadyN516
    Atlanta, Georgia95 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great views of the city
    I try to visit towers in every new city I go to. In addition to the views from the tower itself, there is also a short film showing all the beautiful landscapes of Canada and information about the tower and surrounding buildings downtown. At night, the Tower lights up. As with most things, its not as enjoyable when its crowded but what can you do.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 14 September 2023
  • David Mugadzi
    Preeceville, Canada5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dinner with Friends
    The 360° restaurant at Calgary Tower is an excellent restaurant. I highly recommend this restaurant because the customer service is second to none. The food quality is consistently outstanding, exceeding my expectations every time. On the service I was completely impressed with their professionalism and customer service. The ambiance here is always inviting and comfortable….the 360° rotating with the spectacular view of city at night, is just great.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 29 September 2023
  • Jackie
    Honiton, United Kingdom72 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Calgary Tower
    As we only had a short time in Calgary this was one of the places we wanted to go to. The views from the top were amazing- 360 degrees- and there were helpful information boards indicating the landmarks. Standing on the glass platform for a photo was one of the bravest things I’ve done! As we were staying nearby we returned later to see the tower illuminated- lovely!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 9 October 2023
  • Norman G
    Winnipeg, Canada40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best View of Calgary.
    Calgary Tower. Great landmark and definitely worth the $20 entry. Wasn’t all that busy and great way to see all of Calgary and the mountain line off in the distance. Be mindful if your afraid of of heights or struggle being at heights the tower does lightly sway when it’s windy like today.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 November 2023
  • April Wheeler Ruhland
    Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin62 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pair with Sky 360.
    It was fine. I would definitely pair it with a meal at Sky 360 to really be able to soak in the views. I also wish the audio tour had a text/readable version. I didn't want to listen and disturb the other visitors. I liked the placards explaining what we were looking at.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 January 2024
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Maryann K
Springfield, VA117 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
If one wants to see the panoramic view of downtown,Calgary, then this tower is an excellent place to do so. Short trip but I found it very interesting, specially standing on the glass floor 😅but , honestly the views of downtown and specially the Canadian Rockies at the background was spectacular.
Written 11 June 2024
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alicet708
Austin20 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
One of the top attractions in Calgary. A must do. Views of the city are fabulous and the short movie of the history of the tower was interesting.
Written 1 June 2024
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Gardiner W
Vancouver, Canada480 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
The views are quite spectacular especially on a clear sunny day of which Calgary has plenty. Lots of information on the construction of the tower and of the buildings on view from the top. I thought the admission price was a bit steep...$23 including tax for a senior but I guess you do have to pay for the view!
Written 10 April 2024
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StephanToronto
Toronto839 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Good experience. Great views of the city and the mountains. A bit pricey but you have to do it when in Calgary. It was not very busy so it was nice.
Written 2 April 2024
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RealWomen
London, UK131 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
had a nice lunch with a great view. Friendly serve with useful advice on other things to see and do. Great way to see the city.
Written 12 March 2024
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Sabrina E
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
This was our first time visiting the Calgary tower. While the cost is significant at $22 per person for our family of 4, the cost was definitely worth it. Highly recommend! Take a walk out in the glass floor if you are brave!
Written 5 March 2024
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Southtrack
Canberra, Australia250 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
There are taller towers in bigger cities, but you can’t necessarily see as much from them. Calgary Tower offers a unique view over the city, on the edge of the prairie, to the Rocky Mountains in the distance. We found ourselves so absorbed that we walked several laps, and watched the short history film as well.

One feature, offering another unique perspective, is an area of transparent floor with a view straight down to the street, 157m below. Not everyone will feel comfortable standing on it, but it’s still in place after countless visitors.

Definitely worth a visit.
Written 30 January 2024
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April Wheeler Ruhland
Prairie du Sac, WI62 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
It was fine. I would definitely pair it with a meal at Sky 360 to really be able to soak in the views. I also wish the audio tour had a text/readable version. I didn't want to listen and disturb the other visitors. I liked the placards explaining what we were looking at.
Written 1 January 2024
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mwizz
Adelaide, Australia148 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Visited Calgary as part of a Canada Alaska tour. The view from the tower was great and gave a good perspective of Calgary.
Written 28 November 2023
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Norman G
Winnipeg, Canada40 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Calgary Tower.
Great landmark and definitely worth the $20 entry. Wasn’t all that busy and great way to see all of Calgary and the mountain line off in the distance.

Be mindful if your afraid of of heights or struggle being at heights the tower does lightly sway when it’s windy like today.
Written 11 November 2023
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