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“Beautiful nighttime view but a bit expensive”
Review of Calgary Tower

Calgary Tower
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Owner description: Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. On the Observation Deck you'll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies.
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“Beautiful nighttime view but a bit expensive”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

There's no better way to look out over the city, night or day. Only complaint, the interior lighting on the observation deck was so bright it made it hard to see and photograph through the windows. Most of my pictures came out okay, but the was a lot of reflection off the glass.

Visited January 2014
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“Just Ok!”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Fun Place to go! Not a good place for taking pictures anymore. Too many buildings blocking the view, taller than the tower. Plus incredible amount of internal lighting reflecting on the glass making it impossible to take a shot through the glass in the evening. If you want to take a skyline shot, go during the day.

The glass floor has not been repaired since inception I guess. You either see your feet or scratches when you walk.

Visited January 2014
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“Great Views”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a must do, great views if the city and surrounding countryside. As before you must take a camera.

Visited September 2013
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“Great view”
Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

We recently visited the Calgary Tower in September 2013 from the observation deck you get an amazing view of Calgary. There are lots of photo opportunities so don't forget your camera.

Visited September 2013
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“What a great place, great views, great city”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

Anytime you can see the city and surrounding skyline from great heights you obtain a very unique perspective of a city/region. The Calgary Tower offers all these and more. Well worth the visit when you are in this great city.

Visited June 2013
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