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Big Head

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8th Street, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Up to his neck in ???

Don't have to go all the way to Canada for this. It can happen to me on any given day. Nearly walks... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Colin M
Adelaide, Australia
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Strange and interesting

Worth walking by the giant heading emerging from the pavement. You can't miss it across from the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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8th Street, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't have to go all the way to Canada for this. It can happen to me on any given day. Nearly walks past. Can't really see the point in it. Interesting.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth walking by the giant heading emerging from the pavement. You can't miss it across from the Policeman's Creek.

Thank mlovett88
Reviewed 1 week ago

it stands out so abruptly, kid love it and love having their picture taken on the head. It is a town treasure and a good thing or surprise or laugh at.

Thank louisef902
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not worth going to , but if you are walking by always raised a smile, and you can see it on the left, opposite a lovely walk on the wood pathway through the creek

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a former coal mining town, officials could have done better than bringing such a ridiculous sculpture to Canmore's Main Street. Money wasted! This belongs downtown in a city (perhaps Eastern Europe), but not in a tranquil small mountain town in the Rockies.

Thank Tilltales
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a short trip to Canmore recently and had a fantastic time. The town is small and beautiful surrounded by wonderful mountains. Dotted with little cafe's, restaurants, yoga studios and shops and about half hours walk away from Quarry Lake (watch out for...More

Thank 807Vivienne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great idea loved the head and the location. Can more is a hidden adventure off the highway . If we weren't stopping to see the head we would have missed a great town. Want to stay here next time in the area.

Thank Terri K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this walking to dinner one night. Pretty cool looking and definitely catches your eye.

Thank bill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's was initially a controversial piece of Art that lives on main street and creates discussion, also through the year various school groups like to give him headwear to match the season or occasion - great good, clean, fun! He has 1000's of pictures taken...More

Thank Coreen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a neat stop as you're walking within the main area of Canmore. Stop and pose for a photo! There's lots of things to check out.

Thank Shoe G
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Deborah W
24 April 2017|
Response from Kevan W |
The name Canmore has its origin in Gaelic where it means "Great Head".