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Centre Street Bridge

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Address: Calgary, Alberta T2E, Canada
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I visited down town Calgary and wondered upon this beautiful attraction. If you are in the area, I recommend you stop by and check it out for yourself.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
Nick S
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Palm Desert, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Centre Street bridge in Calgary was over engineered at the time and has recently had renovations to make it ready for another century. The bridge still has iconic lions as decorations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I visited down town Calgary and wondered upon this beautiful attraction. If you are in the area, I recommend you stop by and check it out for yourself.

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Thank Nick S
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Centre Street Bridge has two levels of traffic. The lower deck is narrow and of limited height with an entrance and exit being confusing both to locals and visitors. Frequently motorists with larger vehicles get stuck. The upper level is normal to traffic and has better views. The lions are interesting.

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Thank seetheworld2014
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

When I see 'just a bridge' I am dismayed ... I see a beautiful, strong, arched piece of work crossing over the magnificent Bow River .. The Lions are from a bygone era ( we know they aren't the originals due to decay.. But the originals are somewhere in a building downtown being kept safe - we hope) Depending on... More 

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Prince Albert, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I used to walk across this bridge a lot back in the day but haven't in years. Was on it yesterday again. It serves it's purpose well as a bridge.

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Thank davidson168
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

I love to cross this bridge and I have doing so in many ways walk, driving or biking. It is possible to see beautiful spots of the city of Calgary.

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Thank Vanessa P
Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

Did you know that the bridge attack scene in "Exit Wounds" (2001) was shot on the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary? When I lived in Bridgeland, I would walk across this bridge to downtown every morning. What a magnificent piece of work. Don't forget to check out the pictures.

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Thank foks_2000
Calgary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

The quickest way to China Town or thru downtown. Underbridge confusing for out of towners. Historic Calgary

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Thank Sue367
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2012

The Centre Street bridge is a lovely walk down into Chinatown or an uphill climb. We parked at the top of the bridge to walk down to Chinatown to avoid parking problems in Chinatown.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

Just a nice bridge, great for pictures of downtown, and a walk to Crescent Heights Hill on one side, and Rotary Park on the other. Comes in/out of Chinatown.

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