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Culture of Calgary. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

"Device to Root Out Evil" Calgary is an amazing city of contrasts. Here tourists will find modern skyscrapers next to unique historical monuments, museums and galleries. Visitors of the city will be surely interested in visiting Calgary Science Centre, one of the world's largest interactive museums. The center consists of 35 halls, each of which is dedicated to a certain topic. Visitors usually call Discovery Hall the most interesting one. Here attendants can learn about possibilities of modern multimedia systems. Do not forget to attend the hall of books and music hall.
In Calgary tourists will find more than a thousand of different gastronomic facilities. Local restaurants offer dishes from all cuisines of the world. National cuisine restaurants, bistros … Open
Canada Olympic Park is also one of the major attractions of the city. The park was opened in 1988. Today Olympic Park is free to visit for everyone. This place is very popular among fans of skiing and lovers of walks in scenic places. The park is equipped with several observation areas, from which people are able to enjoy the beauty of the city.
Fort Calgary Historic Park is an equally important attraction. The construction of the fort was completed in 1875. The massive structure existed until 1914. In the beginning of the 20th century a large railway company decided to destroy the old fort as it prevented construction works. In 1970 archaeologists discovered the surviving fragments of the fort and eight years later a park was founded around the historical building. Today it is considered the most important historical site in the city. Copyright
Calgary has always been associated with Indians and cowboys. Indeed, the atmosphere of the city reminds of well-known films about the Wild West. This peculiarity has made the second name of … Open
Glenbow Museum is the most ambitious cultural center of the city. Here visitors will find more than two dozen galleries. Among the items exhibited visitors will find collections of works of art, medieval armor, jewelry, and even samurai swords – the themes of the collections exhibited in the museum are very diverse. The museum regularly hosts various interesting exhibitions and other cultural events. Fans of classical music and theatre art will be genuinely interested in visiting EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts. It is located near the center of the city and includes four theater scenes, as well as a concert hall for several thousand people.
The opera house Historical Village Heritage Park is also an interesting destination for excursions. This is a real old town that is home to more than 150 varieties of historic buildings. During their walk tourists can see old houses, retro hotels, and even shops, the design and atmosphere of which fully comply with ones of the 19th - 20th centuries. Many buildings house collections of antique furniture and art objects. A walk through the historic district will certainly leave a lot of unforgettable memories.
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On the territory of Banff National Park, Canada, there is the small ski resort 'Sunshine Village', where you can find one of the most dangerous ski slopes in the country. Delirium Dive stretches through the incredibly beautiful and at the same time very dangerous mountainous area. Not all skiers can assess the complexity and the risk of the runway at first glance. … Read further
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The Hilton Kyoto hotel will be attractive to a wide range of guests. Leisure travelers will appreciate the close proximity to famous attractions such as Heian and Yasaka Temples, the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and the scenic Gion Historical District. In a few minutes, guests can reach the metro stations, the path to the sights of interest will not take much time. Read this


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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Calgary

Culture guide to Calgary. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Calgary: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Calgary. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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