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Make this your first stop, for there's no better place to get your bearings. Reaching 762 steps -- or 191m (627 ft.) -- into the sky, this enduringly touristy landmark offers brilliant views from its observation terrace, from which you can take in the city, the mountains, the Bow River, and the prairies beyond. The elevator whisks you to the top in just 63 seconds. A stairway from the terrace leads to the rotating restaurant Sky 360. Photography from up here is fantastic.