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Calgary: City Exploration Smartphone Audio Guide

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Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

Calgary: City Exploration Smartphone Audio Guide

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

From US$ 13.33 per person

Discover the city of Calgary by listening to an informative audio guide on your smartphone. Choose between the Downtown Calgary Tour, the Beltline District Tour, and the Bow River Trail Tour.

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Audio guide included
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the historical buildings and art installations in Downtown Calgary
  • Learn about the importance. of the Famous Five and Family of Man sculptures
  • Immerse yourself in the picturesque residential neighborhood of Beltline
  • Explore the landmarks around Bow River, such as Calgary Zoo and the Peace Bridge
  • Listen to informative audio guides you can download on your smartphone
Full description

Learn about Calgary's dynamic history, from its robust arts community to the economic powerhouses to the wild west beginnings of the city. Download your smartphone audio guide to enjoy the perks of a professional tour without the hassle of following a group around.

Access the guide at any time and explore at your own pace. Stop and start the recording anywhere along the route. A live GPS map will show you where you are and where to go next. Enjoy insightful commentary and a location-based trivia game. Choose from the following routes:

Explore the Downtown Calgary Sightseeing Tour:

Follow a looped route beginning and ending at the imposing Calgary City Hall buildings. See the historic Stephen Avenue, the Palace Theater, Calgary Public Building, and The Grand.

Come across some of Calgary's diverse public art installations, admire the distinctive Fairmont Palliser Hotel, learn about the significance behind the Famous Five and Family of Man sculptures, and crane your head back to take in the Bow skyscraper. The Beltline District Tour:

Begin at the Central Memorial Park and have historical buildings, statues, monuments, artwork, parks, and more pointed out to you. Stroll through the picturesque neighborhood and see how it represents the transition between past, present, and future.

Learn about the historic residences in the Beltline’s past with a visit to the Lorraine Block, McHugh House, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Rouleauville Square, and Firehall #2. End your tour with a stop at the Calgary Stampede Grounds, where you can hear all about this historic annual event. Bow River Trail Tour:

Discover the main attractions around the stunning Bow River and admire sights in contemporary Calgary. Visit Eau Claire Market, the Turkish Festival, and the Calgary Zoo before you make your way to the Chevron Learning Pathway and the Ripple.

Learn about Calgary’s history at Mewata Armories, Prince’s Island Park, and Fort Calgary. Discover the Avatamsaka Monastery, the Peace Bridge, and Sien Lok Park. Admire the Center Street Lions and the incredible views from Rotary Park and the Mount Pleasant Viewpoint.

Includes
  • Downloadable audio guide app
  • Lifetime access
  • Trivia challenge
  • Hands-free audio
  • Headphones
  • Attraction tickets
  • Live guide

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • Downloaded app

Know before you go

  • Although you will book for a specific date, you can listen to the guide at any date or time
  • You will need WiFi or a good mobile signal to access and download the app
  • The number of people you select for this audio guide is the number of devices you can download the tour to
Customer reviews

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3.4 /5

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We were not able to access the walking tour on my cell phone. I’m not text savvy and the directions were too complicated. We did get the list of attracted were able to see most everything we wanted to see.

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Product ID: 417207