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Address: 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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On a sunny day it is a nice place to walk about or just sit and take in the view..have gone there on our way to the Stampede grounds..also nice if you are running ahead of time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Calgary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a sunny day it is a nice place to walk about or just sit and take in the view..have gone there on our way to the Stampede grounds..also nice if you are running ahead of time for an appointment at Sheldon Chumir to go over and have a sit.

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Thank grassislander
Alberta, Canada
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881 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a wonderful place! So much to see in such a circumscribed place. If you are hungry, Boxwood cafe is a great place for a meal. The new Marriott Residence Inn is across the road, and 17th Avenue eateries are close by.

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Calgary, Canada
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513 reviews
286 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

It's quite simply laid-out, but this park really works a public space and public place. Of course, it's best in the spring, summer and fall, but it has its beauty in winter too. The public library provides a focus on the east side, a high-end restaurant on the west side, and in between are a variety of memorials to the... More 

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Thank BenLar137
Lethbridge, Canada
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice little park in the centre of the city. Lots of benches to enjoy the surroundings. Beautiful library building on the edge of the park.

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Thank CanadaAbu
Calgary, Canada
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530 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Relaxing - beautiful grounds - flowers - fountains. A fabulous area for weddings - pics - family time. A must visit in Calgary.

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Calgary, Canada
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316 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is one of the cities most beautiful parks. In the summer its a great place to walk and hang out amongst the color changing fountains. Its our very small version of central park in NYC.

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Thank manium
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141 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I recently did some Pokemon chasing to find out what all the fuss was about. Central Memorial Park was the location and it is much more than a gathering place for Pokemon enthusiasts. There are plenty of fountains: a water play area for kids; outdoor patio restaurant; library, benches; green spaces; historical landmarks and information; plenty of shade and sunny... More 

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Thank Michael B
Airdrie, Canada
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Popular little park downtown Calgary. Beautifully maintained gardens and fountains throughout. Many were sitting on the grass enjoying the nice weather or the few benches through. There is a place to eat as well as a coffee shop across the street and food trucks parked at the side. Many kids were splashing about in the ground level fountains. Nice place... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

On 4TH Street and 12 Avenue SW, you will find Calgary's oldest park. There are gardens, fountains, and statues to enjoy. There is also a restaurant on the south side of the park

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Thank Andy S
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

In the summer time (also late spring and early fall) around the lunch hour there is always a gather if of food trucks at the park usually on the 12th avenue side. There is always something to please. Check it out.

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