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Famous Five Statues

228 8 Ave NW | Manitoba, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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You'll walk Past!

We walked past these statues several times while we stayed in Calgary & although we took a photo of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy H
Gosport, United Kingdom
Cool Statues

Really cool statues. Take time to go see them. The location is great to see a variety of things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David N
Erie, United States
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228 8 Ave NW | Manitoba, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked past these statues several times while we stayed in Calgary & although we took a photo of them didn't really pay much attention, the Calgary skyline is much more interesting but perhaps I should have paid more attention.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool statues. Take time to go see them. The location is great to see a variety of things. Make this part of your tour

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an impressive group of statues celebrating 5 important women who fought together for women's rights before women were allowed to vote in this country. A version of this piece of art is also on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. It celebrates the famous "persons...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located almost in the end of the Stephen Ave arriving at the Olympic Plaza. The ladies are in a circle and they represent women that had a great deal of impact in the Canadian society when women was expected only certain duties as...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Women's libbers of the world - these women started things in Calgary. Under the heading of "You Madam are not a person!", read how these women fought for recongition in the early 1900s. Breaking the glass ceiling has always been the ambition of many strong...More

Thank Kid_U_Not58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stop at the famous five statues just west of City Hall on Olympic Plaza , gives you are interesting history of how women were finally recognized as persons! In this day of rights and freedoms, it is important to recognize the brave, daring, women...More

Thank MarilynandGary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled on the Five Statues while strolling around the downtown area. It's different and offers many photo ops. The statues are located in a very nice small park where the kids have fun in water pool. Like most tourist we took a few cornball...More

Thank Hiker1942
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My wife had read a lot about the art works that were displayed throughout the city so we were on a quest to see and photograph as many as possible on our first visit to Calgary. Whatever your artistic taste I am sure you will...More

1  Thank OntarioPilot
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth seeing if you're already nearby - but I wouldn't go out of your way. If you do stop by, be sure to read the write ups... and check out other nearby attractions.

Thank H0nestH0telReview
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I won't add to the debate and range of opinions about these Famous 5 women of Canadian History. The status themselves are not worthy of going too far out of your way (unless of course you're a knowledgeable history buff looking for a keepsake selfie).

Thank Carey M
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Joy O
4 January 2017|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
nope. just have some coins ready for the bums.