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Address: 197 17 Ave. S.W. | Rouleauville Square, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Unique and Relaxing

It's nice to stroll along the streets of the Mission District in Calgary. The houses are cute and well kept, like going back in time. There are restaurants and coffee shops in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 16, 2016
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

It's nice to stroll along the streets of the Mission District in Calgary. The houses are cute and well kept, like going back in time. There are restaurants and coffee shops in the area to sit back and enjoy some relaxation and good food. It's a short walk to the Stampede grounds and the river. Lovely and unique area.

Thank seetheworld2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

The mission district is rich in history, and has a lot of character. There are lots of good restaurants and cafes within easy walking distance, and the area is within a short stroll of the Stampede grounds and the Saddledome, as well as the more 'bohemian' area of 17th Avenue. Located below the CPR railway tracks south of Calgary's downtown... More 

Thank Murray W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Mission has some fun houses to see and the ealking around this area is relaxing, find once a year we tend to just be in the area for a casual relaxing walk

Thank grassislander
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

3 Thank Noyan A
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank snowbirdwannabe_11
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 CalgaryWoman
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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