Downtown Calgary - the Heart of the City



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Spend a day walking through the main points of interest in downtown Calgary, taking in the sights, experiencing the culture and eating some delicious food. Make sure you wear your walking shoes!

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Day 1 - Calgary


Begin the day with breakfast and browsing through Eau Claire market. If the weather is nice‚ walk around outside the market by the picturesque Elbow river and feed the geese. Next, walk a couple blocks east to Chinatown, where you can browse through the many Asian shops and malls, and have tea. Stop into the Silver Dragon for authentic Asian lunch, or find a dim sum restaurant to experience. After your lunch, walk the few blocks south to the downtown shopping mall. Inside, visit the Devonian Gardens - sit and relax. Next, get onto Stephen Ave., where you'll find even more Calgary shopping, art galleries and people-watching. Stop into Earls, in Bankers Hall, for a drink in the lounge and then a delicious meal. If you still have energy, walk to the Uptown theatre for an alternative movie.


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Eau Claire Market

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Location:

200 Barclay Parade SW
Near 2nd Ave. SW and 3rd St. SW
T2P 4R5 Calgary, Canada

Contact:

tel: 403 264 6450
fax: 403 264 9851
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Silver Dragon

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Location:

106 3rd Avenue SE
T2G 0B6 Calgary, Canada

Contact:

tel: 403 264 5326
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3

Devonian Gardens

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Location:

317-7th Avenue SW
Level 4, Toronto Dominion Square
T2P 2Y9 Calgary, Canada

Contact:

tel: 403 268 3830 / 403 268 5207
fax: +1 403 538 6111 (Tourist Information)
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4

Stephen Avenue Walk

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Location:

8 Avenue Southwest
T2P 1C2 Calgary, Canada

Contact:

tel: 403 215 1566 (Calgary Downtown Association.)
fax: +1 403 265 1932 (Tourist Information)
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Earls Bankers Hall

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Location:

315 8th Avenue SW
Bankers Hall A1, Level 1
T2P 1C4 Calgary, Canada

Contact:

tel: 403 265 3275
fax: 403 233 7554
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Uptown Stage Screen (The)

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Location:

612-8th Avenue Southwest
Suite 200
T2P 1G4 Calgary, Canada

Contact:

tel: 403 265 0120
fax: 403 265 0165
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