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Famous Five Statues

228 8 Ave NW | Manitoba, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
403-268-2489
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Introduced to these statues by a friend.

The quality of these statues is excellent. Well made. Tastefully done. We spent about 15 min... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kathyk43713
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Barnesville, Ohio
Famous Five Statues

Calgary has some of the best "street art" of anywhere we have travelled! An easy walking city! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Q6454XUmaryc
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Schertz
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228 8 Ave NW | Manitoba, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The quality of these statues is excellent. Well made. Tastefully done. We spent about 15 min. here and were impressed by the nature of the work.

Thank Kathyk43713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Calgary has some of the best "street art" of anywhere we have travelled! An easy walking city! The sculptures were amazing!

Thank Q6454XUmaryc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Look out Gloria Steinem ~ these women were fighting for women's rights long before MS. Steinem was born!! Women's libbers of the world - these women started things in Calgary, Alberta, CA. Under the heading of "You Madam are not a person!", read how these...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have great respect for what theses women did at that time! being recognized for there accomplishment is wonderful. This statue sits on Parliament Hill as well. Well done Calgary!

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

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 12 July 2017

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 D N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 8 July 2017

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 July 2017

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 26 June 2017

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
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Joy O
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
nope. just have some coins ready for the bums.
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