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High Level Bridge and Streetcar

103rd St & 83rd Ave | (Rear of Old Strathcona Farmer's Market Building), Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5Y1 , Canada (Garneau)
+1 780-437-7721
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Ranked #5 of 144 Attractions in Edmonton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Trams
Owner description: The views of the city and the river from this trolley car are absolutely amazing. This is also the best way to get from the farmer's market to... more » Owner description: The views of the city and the river from this trolley car are absolutely amazing. This is also the best way to get from the farmer's market to downtown. « less
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Ottawa, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

A volunteer group has found a restored several streetcars from the 1920s and now runs them on a short stretch between Old Strathcona in Edmonton to Jasper Street, just on the edge of downtown. The cars have been meticulously restored to their original condition and clatter along an abandoned CP rail line for $5 return trip. The conductors look like... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The streetcar takes about 20 minutes to get from Whyte Avenue to downtown. Great for the Fringe. It's inexpensive and the staff clearly love what they are doing. The view from the High Level Bridge is fantastic.

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Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went on a glorious sunny day. The volunteers were so happy to have us and give us historical info on the ride outbound from Old Strathcona. There are wonderful views of the city. The car doesn't fit too many people, so make sure to hold on if you're standing, but it goes quite slow, so you can still take... More

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Edmonton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Lots of fun for young and old a like .Parked on the downtown side and got off in old Strathcona. Informative friendly operators who enjoy interacting with their passengers.

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Edmonton, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

You can take the streetcar outside the farmer's market on strathcona so if you plan your visit you can have breakfast on the market, visit the market, then go to the streetcar and go downtown to visit the legislature building or other attractions like the art gallery and return to strathcona through the streetcar again. it is a really nice... More

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calgary
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This little train ride in the middle of the city was like a dream come true for our 7 year old, and we liked it too! We actually took it twice in the same summer and had a different car each time, which was cool too. It's $5 each person, and about 30-40 minutes round trip. You could get off... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely round trip from downtown Edmonton to the Fringe Festival (in Old Strathcona) by streetcar. My son thought it was pretty cool - it was standing room only in our streetcar. It was a little tricky finding the departing location (hidden a bit off a main street near a parking lot) but eventually we found it. The... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was fun. As a lifetime time, Edmonton dweller, I can remember the starting place of this street car on the southside of Edmonton. It is very interesting and informative.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My mom grew up in Edmonton and talked about riding the street cars over the high level bridge. It was interesting but the street car is from Japan, not Edmonton and it didn't seem to really go anywhere. Great idea but needs to be expanded.

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Pelham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Too crowded. Better to walk across and take your time and take your pictures without someone's elbow in the way.

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