Calgary is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Calgary one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Calgary is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Calgary or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Calgary. Explore the historical monuments of Calgary with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Calgary guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Calgary page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Calgary landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Calgary.
#1 of 3 Historical Places in Calgary | Added 6156 times in trip plans
750 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 5E1, Canada
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Overlooking the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, Fort Calgary was completed in 1875. Unlike other forts that were used to keep invaders at bay, the primary job of Fort Calgary was to prevent the sale of alcohol to the local residents, by the Montana whiskey traders.
The completed fort was symbolic of a city being formed in the course of time...
#2 of 3 Historical Places in Calgary | Added 3112 times in trip plans
Stephen (8th) Avenue and 1st Street S.W
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A quirky art piece, The Conversation stands on Stephen Avenue in Calgary. The bronze statue depicts two men deep in conversation. Many believe they are striking a deal, some say they may be debating while some sinister people think the two are plotting a murder! No matter what, join in their conversation and click a few photos while you are at...
#3 of 3 Historical Places in Calgary | Added 2472 times in trip plans
1st Street and 6th Avenue S.E
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Brotherhood of Mankind’ was a sculpture made by Mario Armengol in the year 1967. Found standing outside the Calgary Board of Education offices, the statues are 21 feet tall. They are also known as ‘Family of Man’.