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Address: 317 7 Ave SW | CORE Shopping Centre, Calgary, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-268-3830
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: Set in the middle of the city, this indoor garden spans three acres and is...
Set in the middle of the city, this indoor garden spans three acres and is home to waterfalls, trees and thousands of plants.
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Very pleasant spot

Lots of interesting plants and also a pond with fish. Piano at back which was being played when we were there. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A lovely getaway to relax as you shop in the Core Mall. Grab a takeout lunch and sit and relax in the beautiful setting of tropical plants and fountains. There are tables and chairs and benches for your benefit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Lots of interesting plants and also a pond with fish. Piano at back which was being played when we were there. Well worth a visit.

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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We always bring visitors to Calgary to show them the oasis this place it. The Devonian Gardens have gone though a facelift recently - for the better. There are no better places for the downtown workers to take a break during the day - especially in the winter than this place. Beautifully designed and maintained - no wonder people get... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A noisy food court with some plants in a corner. We couldn't accept that this was all there was. A place to lunch for people who work there but a complete waste of time for a tourist.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

At the top floor of the Core shopping mall, near the food court,this place is a great pleasant spot! Must be awesome in winter.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

At one time, Devonian Gardens was a true escape from the rest of the Downtown Core and the mall it was situated on top of. After its most recent renovations, it is really just an extension of the adjacent food court, but with plants and fountains.

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Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Devonian Gardens are a poor shadow of their former selves. What used to be special and exciting to visit is now too sterile and boring. In and out in 5 minutes. A huge disappointment Calgary!

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

This indoor botanical garden on the 3rd and 4th floor of the 5 TD tower on Stephen st is a perfect oasis of greenery in th middle of the city. The gardens have a playground for kids, a living wall, a public piano, plenty of seating and lots of local art. It is a nice space to eat one's lunch... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A beautiful oasis in the centre of Calgary's downtown. A perfect escape from the cold winter days. The gardens are a great place to sit and relax and a quiet place to sit and have a bite eat.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Its a garden restaurant on the 3rd floor of a Mall .. that sums it up. Its nicely structured and maintained with all kinds of food shops lining the boundry. There are beautiful natural trees throughout the scape and it is a good expereince. Worth a visit

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