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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
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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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Nice date spot.

The Devonian Gardens is a good place to go when the DT core is getting on your nerves. Its generally quite and a good place to feed KOI which is relaxing. Its free the only draw... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Justin P
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the Steven avenue, abundance of shopping, at the walkway suddenly turns into a paradise with thousands of flowers from all around the world, completed with a bridge to get wed on or just enjoy a few minutes during the hard day at work at the office

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Devonian Gardens is a good place to go when the DT core is getting on your nerves. Its generally quite and a good place to feed KOI which is relaxing. Its free the only draw back is that is always seems to be under some kind of construction.

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Oakland, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read that the point of this garden was that plants were from (or descendants of plants from) the Devonian period of the Earth. If that's the case, there needs to be better explanation or cards describing the plants and their origins. As it is, it's cool in that it's on the top floor of a shopping center and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to have our family photos taken here and it was great. It would have been better if there were more lights, and if there were a couple more places that were better set up for photos, but the one place we found was good enough. After the renovations, the gardens look very nice and it is very relaxing... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really relaxing place to visit and get a drink and a bite to eat. Based on the top floor of a shopping mall. (sorry,can't remember the name of the mall). Based on the main street in downtown Calgary. Made quite afew trips there.

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Orangeville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always loved this place. A way to rejuvenate in the middle of a day of work or shopping. Eat lunch or just breathe in the flowers. Cool place to meet. Impressive for guests.

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Thank pap77
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hmm, nothing to write home about. A not very large area of planting on the upper level of a mostly over-priced shopping centre.

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132 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled across this in the mall. What a awesome location. I really enjoyed some peaceful time here. People were playing the piano and it sounded good. I will return here again.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The gardens are the top floor of the Core Shopping Centre. Its well laid out with luscious plants, flowing water and lots of tables to sit at. A nice place to relax after shopping but could do with an additional food and drinks court.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

It is a nice place with many foliage plants, flowers and a big water pond with fish and a fountain. I went there on a Saturday afternoon, and a gentleman played the grand piano there.

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