Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. On the Observation Deck you'll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies. Originally named the Husky Tower, the Calgary Tower was constructed to honour Canada’s centennial and promote the downtown core as a part of a Calgary urban renewal program. Today the Tower is a major tourist destination and popular dining spot.
The observation deck is located 160m above downtown Calgary. It takes guests 61 seconds to reach the observation deck via two elevators. At the top, guests can enjoy the 360° panoramic view of the city and surrounding area including the majestic Rocky Mountains to the west. The observation deck includes a glass-floor balcony which brave guests can step onto for a thrilling bird’s-eye view of the streets below. The walls are decorated with several displays that offer guests informative glimpses into the Calgary Tower’s history. The observation deck also includes and multi-media tour and state-of-the art theatre room.