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Olympic Plaza

7th Ave. SE and Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1J9, Canada
+1 403-268-2300
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Olympic Plaza and the Calgary Winter Olympic Games

This was the high point of the brief history of this young city, when it hosted the Winter Olympics... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CBalagopal
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Calgary City Center

We visited Calgary during the Stampede in July of 2017. The Olympic Plaza was quite close to our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose H
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El Paso, Texas
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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7th Ave. SE and Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1J9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the high point of the brief history of this young city, when it hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988. The media winners were honoured here in the Olympic Plaza every evening. Today it is a beautifully maintained park and garden with space for...More

Thank CBalagopal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Calgary during the Stampede in July of 2017. The Olympic Plaza was quite close to our hotel. We walked to the park at least once every day to see what was going on. We checked our Stampede Schedules and headed to the park...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had being there during the childrens festival , very vibrant and active place to be , all full of young energy , but a great place also during stampede . do not go here alone or later in evenings as this may be infested...More

Thank Gaucalgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this and so glad we did - enjoyed seeing all the names of the athletes and seeing the medals area and torch up close. We had the plaza to ourselves the day we visited so our photos are great.

Thank Terryyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The plaza is a definite if you are visiting. In the summer just sit and relax and when you get hungry or thirsty there are tons of eateries around . There always seems to be events happening there. The winner has ice skating which is...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a lovely area with lots of fun artwork and sculptures. A great place for a walk or just to sit down. It's super easy to get to and right in the middle of downtown. Always gorgeous!

Thank Hazel G
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Stephen Avenue Walk, the heart of the main part of Calgary's downtown ends in Olympic Plaza, which is a major celebration hub for the City of Calgary. In the summer, the large reflecting pond and fountains help dampen the noise of the downtown, and is...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Was nice to see the Olympic Plaza from the 1988 games. Worth the short walk if you are on Stephen Ave.

Thank Zimmy15601
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The Olympic Plaza is really nicely done with a lovely Fountain and some sculptures. There were a few dodgy characters hanging around there though when we visited.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Passed through Olympic Plaza several times before we knew what it was. We only realised that it was part of the 1988 Winter Olympics during the commentary on the audio up the Calgary Tower When we were here there was some philopeno festival happening. Didn't...More

Thank Tracey G
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