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Address: 197 17 Ave. S.W. | Rouleauville Square, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Quaint area of The city....

The Mission is like being transported to a funky, cool little place ... Walk the streets, stop for a coffee, croissant, walk more, peruse the shops - try on some clothes ... Stop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2015
Nanaimo, Canada

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Nanaimo, Canada
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265 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The Mission is like being transported to a funky, cool little place ... Walk the streets, stop for a coffee, croissant, walk more, peruse the shops - try on some clothes ... Stop later for a glass of wine and lunch or an early dinner - there are lots of great restaurants yo choose from. After walk along the Bow... More 

Thank S_Leach
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If one is on a day trip or two in Calgary, Mission District might easily be missed. There is nothing spectacular or eye-catching for a first-timer. Ten blocks or so, between 17 Avenue SW and Elbow River, the district was originally established by French Canadian settlers, in early 1900's. One of the best quarters of town with lush greenery and... More 

2 Thank Noyan A
Calgary, Canada
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250 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Mission district is quite eclectic with unique shops and restaurants in the area, and old houses and new redevelopment popping up everywhere. It's a great place to eat and shop, and then walk south towards the Elbow River for a stroll.

1 Thank Marlablue75
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170 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fun district to toddle around in and poke in shops, grab a coffee or a bite to eat. I usually drop my car off at 4&20 to have it washed and then go for a pleasant wander.

Thank snowbirdwannabe_11
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66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of the truly walk-friendly retail sections in Calgary. While driving through it can be frustrating that means it's built for what it's built for. This is a MUST stop for weekend evening activities, restaurants, sports bars, lounges, shopping, along with a number of Mom n Pop stores that add lots of flare. Do yourself a favor, park... More 

3 Thank hybridfuels
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183 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

A nice place to browse and shop at the many local small businesses. Many excellent and diverse restaurants in the area. The area is open for business and very vibrant following our June 2013 floods. Mission and Calgary is very resilient and we thank all the volunteers, organizations and others who helped out!

3 Thank Calgary-woman
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348 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Mission is a nice neighborhood in the city, with older character homes, modern condos, inviting restaurants and funky shops. We like to walk in this area on the weekend...and we hope it rebuilds and recovers after the great flood of 2013

3 Thank Richard289
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Mission has become an area of the city to sit on the patio and enjoy the vibe of an upscale part of town that is vibrant day and night. It is close to downtown but still maintains the feel of a unique neighborhood with many bright victorian homes and a generous quantity of big trees. Some of the finest restaurants... More 

1 Thank RamblingGymbo
Vancouver, Canada
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

In our recent trip to familiarize ourselves with Calgary, our favourite area was Mission. Lower key than 17th Ave, a bit shinier than Kensington, we decidedly spent more time here than any other place we discovered. I'm sure we missed some Calgary sweet spots, but what we liked about this area was the mix of residential, shops and restaurants. Joyce... More 

1 Thank Robyn E
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69 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Mission is a picturesque area for walking by the river and through Lindsay Park, and has many century-old houses, lots of shops and a great choice of restaurants. Trendy, hipster, cool area.

2 Thank Kiwihugger

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