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Address: 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
Phone Number: 780-987-3054
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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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Beautiful Gardens

Beautiful this garden has under gone Major renovations in the past year,they have brought in thousands of dollars worth of trees plants and so on. I have seen allot of people go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Calgary Alberta Canada
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Calgary Alberta Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful this garden has under gone Major renovations in the past year,they have brought in thousands of dollars worth of trees plants and so on. I have seen allot of people go to this location for photo shots for weddings,graduations ect. It provides an great place for background shots if you're a photographer,also there is a play area for children... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A friend an I enjoyed an afternoon walking thru Devonian , it was so beautiful to see Spring had arrived there. A nice place to have a coffee and muffin or take a sandwich and enjoy the beauty, while being in the Downtown core of Calgary, three stories high.

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Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

perched high in the toronto-dominion center in the middle of downtown calgary, you find this haven of peace and beauty. the perfect place to sit an enjoy tour ,lunch, as i used to do when i worked downtown. picturesque enough for wedding and other occasion photo shoots and not a place to miss for out-of-town visitors. my children and i... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Complete your visit to Calgary downtown by going to the Devonian Gardens. It is an inside garden so this place really means so much to me during the long cold winter months. It has full sized "real" tropical trees, flowering plants, several ponds stocked with fish, playground for kids, climbing wall. The mall's food court is just a few steps... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

It had been some time since I was in Calgary last, even though I was born, raised and lived there for the better part of my life. Like most Calgarians who remembered growing up with the "original" Devonian Gardens, it was a truly special place with lots to see and experience. Indeed, it was probably the closest thing I've ever... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The gardens are located in a downtown mall and there's no entry charge. There's a small playground and food court. This place is groomed, pruned and sterile. Slick ceramic floor tiles. Water features are tiled pools. The furniture is metal, utilitarian and uncomfortable. I was hoping to find a sanctuary to enjoy a book! Instead I'm taking the time to... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Having grown up in Calgary, I had many fond memories of Devonian Gardens. There were turtles, waterfalls, statues, Native art and ponds galore! When I started working as an adult, I loved nothing more than taking my lunch to Devonian Gardens and having some quiet time on any of three levels. This was a place to destress, to calm down... More 

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited the Devonian Gardens with my daughter in March and read the reviews shortly thereafter. She (my daughter) was much like me and horrified with the new version. The old version had waterfalls, bridges, flowers, statues and benches all over the place for sitting and relaxing. The new garden has NONE of those things anymore. It does have half a... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Its different and hence nice .. atleast something new for me ... Food mall amidst a naturekind setup on the 3rd floor of a mall .. Quite and peaceful with all kinda food ... nothing much more

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Edmonton, Canada
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31 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My grandparents used to take me here in the winter when I visited. I loved it because of the fountains and koi ponds and a little playground. Going back as an adult, it seems a lot smaller and a lot less exotic, but it sure is nice to have a place to go in winter where you can take off... More 

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