The Canadian city is pure metropolitan magic.

Calgary’s iconic infrastructure and exquisite architecture certainly leave an impression on its visitors. This buzzing hub adds a welcomed urban touch to Alberta’s rural nature. A recent article in the New York Times highlighted 36 hours spent in this Canadian city. The piece named music and the arts as top qualities of Calgary, and this is certainly the case. From copious museums and exhibits to the National Music Center, Calgary is a purely visual and auditory delight.

Check out Calgary’s top attractions.

Glenbow Museum offers a vast permanent collection of eclectic artwork, as well as a vast history of Calgary. Their intent is for the public to have greater access to the arts. If you happen to stop in on a Thursday night, admission is free of charge.

The Heritage Park Historical Village is a Calgary must-see. Located along the Glenmore River, this attraction is both a park and a Canadian history museum.

Celebrate Calgary’s renowned melodies at the Studio Bell. Here you’ll find the National Music Center, as well as hands on instrument opportunities.

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You might be wondering what else there is to do in Calgary besides the arts. Maybe fine art and music isn’t your scene, and that’s okay here in the big city. You can trek over to Calaway Park for a fun day at the amusement park. This attraction hosts top notch rides and games to bring out the kid inside of you.

Prince’s Island is an upcycled urban masterpiece. Sawmill turned community park; this place adds a breath of fresh air amidst the towering skyscrapers of the city.

Be sure to head to Calgary when you can, to get a fresh passion for the arts. From museums to art exhibits, and beyond, Calgary has a little something for every visitor.

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