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Calgary Tower

Open Now: 09:00 - 22:00
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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...more
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101 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My one night in Calgary to do something touristy while on a work trip so I chose the Calgary tower. When I get there it says “closed due to unforeseen circumstances”. Fail. Epic fail.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DGagn0n
Reviewed 2 days ago

Is there a way the tower can be renovated to have the observation deck above the skyscrapers? Currently the view is obstructed to the East by all those tall buildings ☹️

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

New in the city, this give you an fun and easy way to orientate yourself. The view is definitely amazing. It also has 7mns movie projection which explain the context in which the tower was built in 1967. You understand the reason why it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eskimo65
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lucked out on a clear day. Enjoyed the elevator ride! Gift shop had some unique items. Worth the price of admission just to view the Rockies! Fabulous!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 342kimg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch. The salmon was cooked perfectly and we highly recommend the creme brulee. It wasn't busy, so service was excellent. We will go back again next visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DisneyMumof5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$19 to go up, it's a must for visitors to the city. Breathtaking views and a glass floor at the top to set your heart racing. Loved it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a chilly gray winter day out exploring the downtown core of Calgary! Managed to take in a visit with Santa at the Core! To get the full experience of Calgary, I had booked lunch at the Calgary Tower at the Skyview Restaurant. You can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to start a visit in downtown Calgary. Besides it is a old place, it is renovated and offers a beautiful city view. One part has a glass floor where you could walk in and see the ground and how hight you are.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adalbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Calgary like i was, then this is a must. i visited at night and the view is spectacular, If you are bit scared of heights, then this will be fun and push your comfort levels a bit. i only went for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank livin14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel across the street from the tower and decided we would take a trip to the top for something to do during the day. It was a very cold(-17) crisp day and the view was stunning! There are no windows...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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15 February 2019|
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Response from TheCalgaryTower | Property representative |
Hello Vinny, The Calgary Tower provides complimentary admission if you make a prior reservation to Sky 360 Restaurant and if each member of your party orders an entrée. Calgary Tower Team
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7 January 2019|
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Response from douglasrobert | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you get free parking as you are only allowed about 20 to 30 minutes on the street outside but you have to pay to park
25 June 2018|
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Response from lisinlove | Reviewed this property |
1st Street or Centre Street
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