12 Local Hidden Gems in Calgary

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Local Hidden Gems

12 Local Hidden Gems in Calgary

Discover local’s favourite parks, coffee shops, and art installations in Calgary.

When it comes to "hidden gems" in Calgary, locals know best. Going where the locals go is always the best way to explore a city. That’s why we asked locals on Facebook to tell us about their favourite hidden gems in Calgary. From free art galleries and historic architecture to hidden coffee shops and where to spot bald eagles, here’s the best local hidden gems in Calgary as told by locals.

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CALLING ALL CALGARIANS!

Calling All Calgarians

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Free contemporary art gallery

Tegan Etosha from Calgary on Facebook.
Tegan Etosha from Calgary on Facebook.

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International cuisine


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Biking in Calgary (Photo credit: Travel Alberta/Mike Seehagel)

Biking in Calgary (Photo credit: Travel Alberta/Mike Seehagel)

Glorious pathway system

Glorious pathway system
Clarence Poon from Calgary on Facebook.

 


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Historical architecture from 1905

Historical architecture from 1905
Historical architecture from 1905

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Local lunch spot

Local lunch spot
Margarita Lansangan from Calgary on Facebook.

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Beautiful little coffee shop

Beautiful little coffee shop
Lorna L. Willis from Calgary on Facebook.

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Broken City

Broken City.

Biggest names in standup comedy

Biggest names in standup comedy
James Moore from Calgary on Facebook.

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Muffins made in-house

Janice Grajauskas from Calgary on Facebook.
Janice Grajauskas from Calgary on Facebook.

 


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Chinatown mural alley

Chinatown mural alley
David Los from Calgary on Facebook.

 


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Deer and bald eagles

Deer and bald eagles
Carmella Holland-Beavis from Calgary on Facebook.

 


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Coffee and community

Coffee and community
Ankita Narang from Calgary on Facebook.

 


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CHARCUT Roast House in Calgary.

CHARCUT Roast House in Calgary.

And visitor favourites too

And visitor favourites too
Cecilia Mariani on Facebook.

 


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