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Wonderland Sculpture

500 Centre St SE | (plaza on south side of The Bow building), Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A6, Canada
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My, what a big head you have!

This is a neat (newer) sculpture, that is definitely unique. As a person who enjoys seeing local... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
H0nestH0telReview
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Calgary, Canada
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I'm not entirely sure how you give a sculpture less than five stars but this one is very cool. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie R
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Laramie, Wyoming
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“public art” (17 reviews)
“jaume plensa” (7 reviews)
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500 Centre St SE | (plaza on south side of The Bow building), Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a neat (newer) sculpture, that is definitely unique. As a person who enjoys seeing local art when traveling, this is a nice one to stop by and see... but only if you are already downtown or during after hours, as parking is not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not entirely sure how you give a sculpture less than five stars but this one is very cool. The artist did a great job shaping the wire and it was well worth a trip.

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Plensa’s “Wonderland” sculpture situated just outside The Bow skyscraper is an interesting piece. It is a bent-wire sculpture of a young girl. The symbolism of its placement just outside The Bow is hard to miss: the building is new (finished in 2012); and the tenant(s)...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting piece of art and it attracts many tourists who come to this city. Very different and unusual so it makes for good pictures when in Calgary.

Thank Mdecker17
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The sculpture of the huge head is for sure something different to see and it is one of the newest sculptures in Calgary , and one of the favourite place for tourist to take pictures with . It is very modern and one of the...More

Thank Bohemian_me84
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A beautiful work, by the talented Jaume Plesna, perfectly sited at the foot of the Bow tower. Great to see and photograph on a sunny day!

Thank Fudge03
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Calgary is not know for it's art culture by outsiders, they just think it's all oil and cattle but there is a thriving art community. This sculpture in front of the Bow is a good place for a photo op and to just sit and...More

Thank Brad K
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is an interesting urban sculpture. I am not sure it is all that special though. Like all art, it is thought provoking, and I appreciate the design and found it amusing. That said, not sure it is more interesting or special than any other...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

You can take some pictures and have fun for sometime. Does not have anything special in it. No need to go specially to see it.

Thank Prachi235
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fun to go inside and look out at the passerbys. A must see if you are at the Bow building. Most enjoyed from the outside.

Thank Kanng17
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What did that disaster cost us taxpayers.
18 April 2017|
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Response from Kondy1 | Reviewed this property |
Just think...there are even worse art pieces on calgary streets courtesy of the tax payers!
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