Calgary Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Calgary

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Stampede Park is a grouping of a number of seemingly disparaging businesses. Included in the park are a hockey arena, a convention facility, an agricultural building, and some other buildings. There is the more recent Stampede Casino on the site as well. It is located southeast of downtown Calgary, in Alberta, Canada, but access is convenient from Calgary via Calgary Transit's light rail system. This location and easy access make it a convenient attraction to visit anytime you are in the area. It also makes Calgary a convenient point to stay when you are attending functions or events at Stampede Park.

The Park is home of the Calgary Stampede which is a large annual festival. In 2006 over one million people attended the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede is counted as being one of the largest annual events in Canada. It is also reported as the largest outdoor rodeo event in the world... read more arrow
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Canada Olympic Park is situated in Calgary, Canada. The park is wholly operated now by Winsport Canada, but formerly it was operated by Calgary Olympic Development Association (CODA). In 1988 Winter Olympics, Canada Olympic Park was the prime venue of bobsleigh, luge, and ski jumping.

The unique feature of the park is that it functions as a multi-purpose competition and recreation area that is not only available to athletes, but also to the general public. In winters, park attracts 300,000 skiers and snowboarders. Snowboarders have Superpipe at their discretion which has wall of approximately 15 feet height. Summers turn this park into a mountain biking terrain with over 25 km of trails and obstacle courses.

Canada Olympic Park is also home of the Olympic Hall of Fame and Museum. Over here you can find a variety of Olympic based exhibits and equipment... read more arrow
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If you enjoy immersive experiences then you may be thrilled by the Heritage Park Historical Village experience. This historical experience is waiting for you in Alberta, city of Calgary, Canada. You can learn about the past as it was and experience the past as if it still existed today. The town is divided into four sections that include the Hudson's Bay Company Fur Trading fort (1864), the Pre-Railway Settlement Village (1880), the Railway Praire Town (1910), and the Heritage Town Square (1930's and 1940's) that was opened in 2009.

Each of these provides visitors with information about the time that they are placed in and about the specific locations that they depict. There are activities appropriate for visitors of nearly every age and most interests. The attractions include a working steam locomotive, and a reproduction paddle boat that operates in the adjacent reservoir... read more arrow
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One of the best zoos to see unique and exotic animals is the Calgary Zoo in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Calgary Zoo was established in 1929 and currently covers almost 77 acres of land. It is currently the second largest zoo in Canada with animal exhibits organized by native region. The Calgary Zoo is organized into eight major regions appropriate to the species native to the region; housing them in enclosures appropriate to their native environment. These regions include:

 Destination Africa – opened in 2003 and includes appropriate rainforest and savannah settings for hippos, giraffes, zebras, lions, ostriches, river hogs, and many more.
 Canadian Wilds – opened in the 1990s and is home to a vast collection of North American animals such as grizzly bears, bison, wolves, moose, and numerous other birds and mammals.
 Creatures of the Night – opened in 2003, this complex houses the native Australian animals, such as the kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, bearded dragons, and various other mammals, birds, and reptiles... read more arrow

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