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Calgary Points of Interest
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  • A The University of Calgary is located in the north-west quadrant of the city. It's accessible by bus or LRT.
  • B Calgary International Airport is a 25 minute taxi ride to the University.
  • C Stampede Park is the site of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, The Calgary Stampede, which takes place every year in early July. It is also the site of the Canadian Airlines Olympic Saddledome which is the home of our National Hockey League team, the Calgary Flames.
  • D The Calgary Zoo, Botanical Gardens and Prehistoric Park is a world class zoological institution filling roles in public education, wildlife conservation, research, captive breeding of endangered species and public recreation.
  • E Heritage Park Historical Village is Canada's largest living historical village. Turn of the century town, steam trains, and vintage vehicles. Ride the stern-wheeler "S.S. Moyie" around the waters of the Glenmore Reservoir.
  • F Mount Royal College, Calgary's community college, offers an innovative blend of educational opportunities including diplomas, certificates, and university transfer programs.
  • G SAIT The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology is the oldest technical institute in Canada. The Alberta College of Art and Design is also on this site.
  • H Fort Calgary Site, the historic origins of the city. It is now a 40 acre riverside park.
  • I Canada Olympic Park. Capture the Olympic spirit and visit the ski jump tower or the Olympic Hall of Fame. Day and evening skiing is available. Check out the bobsled run.
  • J The Golf Dome. This year-round golf driving range has two levels.
  • K The Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is a multi-purpose performance space opened in 1957 to commemorate Alberta's 50th anniversary as a province.
  • L The Glenbow Museum houses exhibition space as well as an archives and library. It has permanent displays of Western Canadian history. Saturdays are free.
  • M Alberta Science Centre. Learn about the wonders of science and visit the star chamber.