Guided tour

Calgary Downtown: 2-Hour Introductory Walking Tour

Calgary Downtown: 2-Hour Introductory Walking Tour

Activity provider: CalgaryWalks & Bus Tours
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From US$ 22.90 per person

Embark on a 2-hour walking tour of Calgary's Downtown. Hear the stories and history that make Calgary an exciting cosmopolitan city. Explore the 15+ elevated walkways that add to the city's unique character.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy the public art seen throughout the city
  • Learn the history of Calgary and western culture
  • Explore the historic buildings and hear their survival stories
  • View the stunning architecture of the new public library
  • Enjoy the tour in any weather conditions; Calgary's elevated walkways will keep you warm and dry
Full description
Calgary is a blend of a brash frontier town and a lively metropolis. Explore the downtown with a tour guide who will introduce you to this dynamic city. Enjoy the public art and historical buildings along the route. Begin at Municipal Plaza and learn about the origins of Calgary. Continue on to see the newly-revitalized East Village buildings. Pass by more public art and many historic buildings. Travel along the most extensive pathway system in North America and into Chinatown. Work your way back towards the historic Stephen Avenue where your tour will end.
  • Local guide
  • All taxes and fees
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the meeting point a minimum of 10 minutes prior to the tour start time. Meet at the Municipal Plaza by the horse statue: 800 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2P 2M5, Canada. If the weather is bad, meet inside the Municipal Building's front doors. On weekends, in bad weather, meet by the lion at the Municipal Building's main doors.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Thermal clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
  • Gratuities are not included
Customer reviews

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Judy, our guide, was excellent. Extremely knowledgeable about Calgary. Spoke clearly and with good humour. Highly recommend the tour to give the scenery and landmarks that are included some meaning and depth. Great stuff

May 9, 2022

We enjoyed our tour very much. The guide was very interesting.

February 28, 2022

Thé tour guide was very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed our tour and learned so much about Calgary. Thank you for making this tour available.

August 4, 2021

Product ID: 295970