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Devonian Gardens

317 7 Ave SW | CORE Shopping Centre, Calgary, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
+1 403-268-3830
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Play area good but not so much for toddlers

We had a nice visit but most of equipment wasn’t so appropriate for my 3 year kid - would suit 6... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeanenekke
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Nice place to find some peace and serenity

Although we still liked the old Devonian Gardens(from years ago), this place is still where you can... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Peter R
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Set in the middle of the city, this indoor garden spans three acres and is home to waterfalls, trees and thousands of plants.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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317 7 Ave SW | CORE Shopping Centre, Calgary, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice visit but most of equipment wasn’t so appropriate for my 3 year kid - would suit 6+ better.

Thank Jeanenekke
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Although we still liked the old Devonian Gardens(from years ago), this place is still where you can find some quiet in the heart of the city. The renovated gardens now open directly onto the Core shopping centre. It is still so peaceful and quiet in...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

What a tragedy! It's been several years now that most of this potentially stunning park has been closed due to somebody's incompetence (the water features leaked), and the citizens and visitors have been paying the price ever since. There are still two small areas open,...More

2  Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

I am writing this from the perspective of someone who enjoyed these gardens many times over many years before the recent renovations. When I learned about renovations going on, in my mind I hoped that they would only be minor upgrades to the wonderful gardens...More

14  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Two of us visited the Devonian Gardens in the Core shopping complex. Unfortunately a large part of the gardens were closed for renovation, but still interesting to visit.

Thank Edwin F
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

perfect place to have lunch on a cold snowy day. Even better on a warm sunny day. Brown bag it and enjoy. You won't regret it.

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

wish to see the greeary in corporate land !! Devonian gardens is ur go to place . The older one was designed for kids and families , where as the renovated one is more geared to corporate functions / parties / conferences etc or a...More

Thank Gaucalgary
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

The playground and a few other areas have reopened. The warranty and life cycle maintenance will be completed within a month or two. When complete, this is an awesome place to chill out while downtown.

Thank touchup2017
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Sadly this attraction was not open in August when we went to visit it but if you peered over the walls that had been set up to keep people out, it looked like it would have been a nice place to visit. must have been...More

3  Thank Robin W
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Once, this was one Calgary's downtown gems, treasured by downtown workers, shoppers, and tourists alike. It's close to many office towers and the nice food court in the CORE shopping district. It had become wonderful wedding photo venue as well - even though permits and...More

Thank BenLar137
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BenLar137
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Invisiblediva | Reviewed this property |
the park has been under construction for quite some time. There are a few plants and trees on the walkways but these are not the gardens. the playground is open. not sure about bogus reviews
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Amtul Z
November 26, 2016|
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Response from Justin P | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the Gardens is closed frequently do to renovations. It's constantly being redone. That's is the downside of the garden for sure
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