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Landmarks & Buildings Attractions & Entertainment

While Canada is a relatively young country, there are many architecturally significant buildings and landmarks for you to explore in Alberta. Our oldest building is a chapel built in 1861 by Father Albert Lacombe as the heart of the settlement of St. Albert. Here, and at many other historic sites, costumed interpreters will take you back in time. From Edmonton’s Legislative Assembly of Alberta, built of marble and local sandstone in 1907 in the Beaux Arts style popular at the time, to the Calgary Tower built 60 years later of concrete and steel, you’ll discover fascinating architecture around the province that expresses our evolving history and culture.
Calgary Tower
Calgary Tower
Edmonton City Hall building
Edmonton City Hall

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World's Largest Dinosaur

Drumheller, Alberta
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Towering high over Drumheller, the World's Largest Dinosaur is open year round for dino-enthusiasts of all ages to explore. Climb 106 stairs inside the 26 m tall T-rex, lined with beautiful murals, and admire the breathtaking badlands from her gaping jaw. Admission is charged and there is a gift shop, Visitor Information Centre and public toilets onsite.

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World’s Largest Golf Tee

Trochu, Alberta
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The town of Trochu, located about an hour southeast of Red Deer, is home to the world's largest golf tee. The towering 12-m tall tee stands just outside the Trochu Golf and Country Club.

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McHugh Bluff Park

Calgary, Alberta
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The bluff runs along the northern bank of the Bow River as it flows through the centre of the city. It was named after Felix McHugh, who homesteaded this property and was a prominent early entrepreneur. In 2004, Calgary launched a project to restore and develop the bluff into a natural park. Though the park is close to the city centre, because of the steep grade it does not have a history of intensive human use. Currently however, on any given day, there is an extremely high volume of commuters, joggers and dog walkers using the lateral pathways and trails.

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Stampede, Rocky Rail & Alaska Cruise

See the best of Western Canada on this flexible itinerary utilizing scheduled tours – ideal for independent travellers. Experience the Calgary Stampede. Travel by coach to Banff and then onto Jasper. Board the Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver. Cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage.

Expires: 2017-07-05
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Calgary Stampede and Alaska Cruise

Embark on a 22 day trip to the picturesque Canadian Rockies, experience the greatest outdoor show in earth, the Calgary Stampede. Top it all off with a 7 night luxury cruise through Alaska’s famed Inside Passage.

Expires: 2017-07-07
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Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is a spectacle not to be missed, with rodeo and chuckwagon racing events, an opening parade featuring hundreds of floats and dozens of marching bands, and an amazing agricultural exhibition.

Expires: 2017-07-14
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