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Calgary Map, Alberta

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Calgary Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Calgary with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Calgary useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Calgary!

Calgary History

Downtown CalgaryCalgary experienced the exponential growth of skyscrapers on its chest after the increase in oil prices due to the Arab Oil Embargo in 1973. Huge reserves of oil were discovered in Alberta in 1947 and Calgary was quick to cash on the upcoming oil boom. The miniature downtown of the city became the next-big-thing with the booming economy of the city. Calgary’s attachment with oil could be seen from the fact that its... read more

Calgary Nightlife

Waterton Lakes National ParkCalgary has a rich cultural scene. A number of festivals are hosted in the city. Calgary has its own Philharmonic Orchestra, and then a number of theater companies too are based here. So, for the culturally inclined minds Calgary nightlife brings refined entertainment like live band music, comedy shows, concerts, dramas, films. read more

Calgary Travel Guide

Located at the junction of the Bow and Elbow rivers, Calgary is a big metropolis that since its foundation has known a rapid development. Now it has a population of about 900,000 and a skyline that rivals any big city’s skyline. The pace of life here is pretty fast and still the many parks give the city a friendly and relaxed feel. The year when the first settlement was established is 1875, when Fort Calgary was... read more

Calgary Sightseeing

Jasper National ParkCalgarians consider the Calgary Stampede as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”. The whole city gets a makeover where the shops add wooden, ranch-like storefronts, restaurants transforming into saloons, and people sporting western clothes. The fun gets underway during the month of the July every year with a traditional Stampede Parade which encompasses more than thousand horses and four thousand people. It is... read more

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