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1 North Saskatchewan River valley parks
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Rank: 3 About 52

Sporting the extensive North Saskatchewan River valley parks system, Edmonton, Alberta is home to more than two dozen parks and other public facilities, all of which offer countless opportunities for recreation across all four...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Parks and gardens


2 Art Gallery of Alberta
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Rank: 6 About 52

Boasting a permanent collection of over 6,000 works, the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton shows off the incredible creative talent of the country’s top artists. Inside the  walls of the gallery’s unique and futuristic building...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 2 Sir Winston Churcholl Square
Type: Art galleries


3 Epcor Tower
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Rank: 7 About 52

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Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 101 Street NW
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Garneau
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Rank: 8 About 52

Situated between the popular Strathcona neighborhood and the always-busy University of Alberta campus, Edmonton’s centrally-located Garneau district rarely sees a dull moment.  Not far from downtown Edmonton, the Whyte...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


5 Manulife Place
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Rank: 9 About 52

Rising 146 metres (479 feet) above downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Manulife Place is the city’s largest building. Named after anchor tenant Manulife Financial, the 36-floor highrise is located at the corner of 102 Avenue and 101 Street and...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 102 Avenue and 101 Street
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Boutiques in Edmonton City Centre
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Rank: 10 About 52

It’s got plenty of large department stores, but the boutiques in Edmonton, Alberta City Centre are what make it one of the city’s premiere shopping spots. Located along the North Saskatchewan River amongst the big buildings and bright...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 803 TD Tower
Type: Stores and shopping malls


7 Southgate Centre
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Rank: 12 About 52

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Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 5015 – 111 Street
Type: Stores and shopping malls


8 Alberta Legislature Building
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Rank: 13 About 52

Home to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, the Alberta Legislature Building is one of Canada’s most historic government structures. The monumental building was built over a six-year period from 1907 to 1913, and its Greco-Roman and Egyptian...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 10801 97 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Budget Night
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Rank: 14 About 52

There’s no need to break the bank for a night out on the town in Edmonton, Alberta. For those who don’t want to spend $50 on an entrée and $15 for a glass of wine, Edmonton’s great restaurants and bars can...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Nightlife


10 High Level Bridge
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Rank: 15 About 52

Towering over the waters of the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton, Alberta’s High Level Bridge is one of the most historic structures in the whole city. The bridge was opened in 1913 and is a last vestige of old Edmonton, which didn’t...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: River Rd NW
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


11 Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park
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Rank: 16 About 52

Covering a stunning 1,421 hectares near Edmonton, Alberta, Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park is a massive space that includes the appropriately-named Big Lake, freshwater wetlands and several small deciduous and coniferous forests....

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Parks and gardens


12 Sports activities along the North Saskatchewan River
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Rank: 17 About 52

Home to more per capita parkland than any other Canadian city, Edmonton, Alberta also falls on the North Saskatchewan River valley parks system, so there are plenty of sports activities along the river. Flowing from the Canadian...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Nature and sport


13 Kingsway Mall
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Rank: 18 About 52

After undergoing an intensive redevelopment phase from 2007 until 2009, Kingsway Mall in Edmonton, Alberta is back and better than ever. The shopping centre, formerly known as Kingsway Garden Mall, is centrally-located within the city and is one of...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 109 Street & Kingsway
Type: Stores and shopping malls


14 Victoria Park
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Rank: 20 About 52

Victoria Park in Edmonton, Alberta is one of the city’s premier recreational areas. No matter if you want to play some catch on its baseball fields or practice your short game at its 18-hole golf course or lay out a blanket,...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 12130 River Valley Road NW
Type: Parks and gardens


15 Muttart Conservatory
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Rank: 21 About 52

The Muttart Conservatory is operated by the Edmonton city and is also one of the top attractions of the city. There are more than 700 varieties of plants which are from three different climates and are on display for the public. These...

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Address: 9626 - 96a St., Edmonton, AB, Canada
Type: Art galleries


16 Alberta Rocky Mountain area
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Rank: 22 About 52

There are various tours to visit the Alberta Rocky Mountain area. This area is one of the most beautiful places on earth. This area is extended from Jasper, Hinton, Grande Cache and many places in the north. There is also a picturesque...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Tours


17 City Hall
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Rank: 23 About 52

Edmonton, Alberta’s unique City Hall is one of the city’s most distinguishing features. Considering its two steel and glass pyramids, at first glance you might think you landed in Egypt instead of central Alberta. However, the pyramids...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


18 Glamour Night
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Rank: 24 About 52

If you want to live like the stars for an evening out in Edmonton, Alberta, you should have no problem having a great glamour night. The city has more than its share of fancy restaurants, fun nightclubs and elegant lounges. To start...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Nightlife


19 Hotel MacDonald
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Rank: 25 About 52

Opened in 1915 to give rail passengers a place to get a good night’s sleep, Edmonton, Alberta’s Hotel MacDonald is certainly one of the city’s most awe-inspiring pieces of architecture. An 11-story,...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 10065 100th Street
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


20 Riverdale
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Rank: 26 About 52

One of the most popular residential hubs in Edmonton, Alberta ever since the city was founded in the early twentieth century, Riverdale lies just east of Edmonton’s downtown district and the North Saskatchewan River. The...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


21 West Edmonton Mall
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Rank: 27 About 52

At the West Edmonton Mall, one can get entertainment and shop at lots of shopping centers at this mall. The mall is also a tourist attraction and has more than 800 stores.

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Address: 2472, 8882 170 St., Edmonton, AB
Type: Stores and shopping malls


22 Buena Vista Park
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Rank: 28 About 52

Located on the western end of Edmonton, Alberta, Buena Vista Park is a dog-friendly park that includes a large off-leash area perfect for roaming around, throwing frisbees and baseballs or laying out and reading your favorite...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Parks and gardens


23 Churchill Square
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Rank: 29 About 52

Home to popular destinations like City Hall and the Art Gallery of Alberta, Churchill Square in Edmonton is perpetually a hub of activity for the city of more than 700,000 people. Named after famous British politician Sir Winston Churchill, the...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


24 Hole Academic Centre
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Rank: 30 About 52

One of the latest additions to the Concordia University College of Alberta in Edmonton is the Hole Academic Centre, which took $13 million to build and officially opened in 2007. Named after two of its major benefactors, the state-of-the-art...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 7128 Ada Boulevard
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


25 Royal Alberta Museum
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Rank: 31 About 52

The mission of the Royal Alberta Museum is to preserve and tell the story of Alberta. The museum also presents the experience of people and places over time and also inspires the Albertans to explore and understand the world around...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 12845-102nd Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Type: Museums


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