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Olympic Plaza

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Central Spot to Meet

Directly west of City Hall, there are lots of places to sit and relax. During the winter, the... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
touchup2017
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Calgary, Canada
Olympic Plaza and the Calgary Winter Olympic Games

This was the high point of the brief history of this young city, when it hosted the Winter Olympics... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
CBalagopal
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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7th Ave. SE and Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1J9, Canada
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

it's a small inner-city place that's got little to promote it. Reminds me of the usual half-hearted effort that Canadian cities erect but which just fit into the landscape of the city core. I'd not recommend this insipid effort to anyone. Better to go to...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

Directly west of City Hall, there are lots of places to sit and relax. During the winter, the reflecting pond becomes an ice rink.

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Walking from our hotel to Calgary City Hall permitted us to walk through Olympic Plaza. This park was constructed for the 1988 Winter Olympics as a gathering place for people to experience the awarding of medals during the games. The park has a floor made...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed October 7, 2017

This was the high point of the brief history of this young city, when it hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988. The media winners were honoured here in the Olympic Plaza every evening. Today it is a beautifully maintained park and garden with space for...More

Thank CBalagopal
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We visited Calgary during the Stampede in July of 2017. The Olympic Plaza was quite close to our hotel. We walked to the park at least once every day to see what was going on. We checked our Stampede Schedules and headed to the park...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I had being there during the childrens festival , very vibrant and active place to be , all full of young energy , but a great place also during stampede . do not go here alone or later in evenings as this may be infested...More

Thank Gaucalgary
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Stumbled upon this and so glad we did - enjoyed seeing all the names of the athletes and seeing the medals area and torch up close. We had the plaza to ourselves the day we visited so our photos are great.

Thank Terryyk
Reviewed September 25, 2017

The plaza is a definite if you are visiting. In the summer just sit and relax and when you get hungry or thirsty there are tons of eateries around . There always seems to be events happening there. The winner has ice skating which is...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed September 20, 2017

It's a lovely area with lots of fun artwork and sculptures. A great place for a walk or just to sit down. It's super easy to get to and right in the middle of downtown. Always gorgeous!

Thank Hazel G
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Stephen Avenue Walk, the heart of the main part of Calgary's downtown ends in Olympic Plaza, which is a major celebration hub for the City of Calgary. In the summer, the large reflecting pond and fountains help dampen the noise of the downtown, and is...More

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