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Nestled in the center of Edmonton's downtown, Art Gallery of Alberta finds itself on the busy Sir Winston Churchill Square and serves as the region's top art exposition center. Established in the year 1924, it is one of the oldest art venues of Alberta and one of the few spots entirely focusing on visual arts. The art gallery curates a revolving program of historical and contemporary art exhibitions from the state and other corners of the world. More than 5000 arresting art works by Canadian and international artists populate the gallery space. It comprises three story's of exhibition areas, apart from a sales and a rental shop on-site.
Featuring four glass-encased pyramids that represent this stunning Edmonton icon, the Muttart Conservatory is regarded as one of most famous attractions in the city. This landmark garden consists of an arboretum featuring three greenhouses and public gardens, where over 700 species of plants thrive within distinct climatic biomes. The concept of the four pyramids, each one representing a different biome, was the brainchild of architect Peter Hemingway. The myriad species of plants displayed here range from eucalyptus trees and orchids, to alpine flowers and seasonal plants.
The High Level Bridge Streetcar is a historic streetcar that started operating in 1979. Travelling between Strathcona Streetcar Barn & Museum to Jasper Plaza, the streetcar is operated by the Edmonton Radial Railway Society. It is open to the public for rides between these two destinations in the months of May to October. So, take a break from the regular fast vehicles and go into the history while you ride on this street car.
Soar high above Edmonton's picturesque landscape, over the captivating North Saskatchewan River Valley in a hot-air balloon ride arranged by Sundance Balloons. After touchdown, a glass of champagne awaits you, and you can toast to an enriching memory. Interested folks can purchase vouchers for gifting their loved ones, and book a flight accordingly. Safety is ensured, and the agency notifies of any cancellations and rescheduled flights in case of adverse weather conditions. A typical hot-air balloon ride lasts anywhere between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours.