instagrammable places in Edmonton - Downtown skyline of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - photo by WinterE229 under CC0 1.0
Downtown skyline of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - photo by WinterE229 under CC0 1.0

INSTAGRAMMABLE PLACES IN EDMONTON: 16 SITES TO VISIT

It’s not hard to find great spots for photography in Edmonton. Here are some of the Instagrammable places in Edmonton to fill your gallery:

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Instagrammable Places in Edmonton – Alberta Legislature Building

One of the must-sees when you are in Edmonton, the Beaux-Arts Legislature Building and its sprawling grounds is a great spot for pictures.

Instagrammable Places in Edmonton – Alexander Circle

At the heart of this community park in the Glenora neighborhood of Edmonton is a fountain that has been well-photographed over the years. And even to this day, it still remains an appealing feature of Alexander Circle.

Instagrammable Places in Edmonton – Art Gallery of Alberta

One look at the Art Gallery of Alberta and you would say the building was taken straight from a science-fiction comic book. Its architecture is definitely a marvel and worthy of being in your gallery.

Instagrammable Places in Edmonton – Borden Park

When we speak of parks, lush greenery always comes to mind. At Borden Park, there is so much more than just grass and trees. The “out of this world” installations at Borden Park are definitely pieces to gawk at and capture on camera.

Instagrammable Places in Edmonton – Edmonton City Hall

With a postmodern design, Edmonton City Hall looks like a structure from a sci-fi movie. Definitely worth featuring in your Instagram story.

Edmonton Ice Castles

Each year, people flock to the Ice Castles at Hawrelak Park. The man-made ice castles are a frosty wonderland – Instagrammable, indeed!

High Level Bridge

The bridge itself is a great subject, especially with the lights that illuminate it during special occasions. Add to the lovely views from the bridge to this and you have a great photography spot.

Keillor Point

Many find this lookout rather perilous yet it hasn’t stopped those who have taken gorgeous pictures from “the end of the world”.

Mural on Crawford Block

A mural by Okuda San Miguel on one of the walls of the Crawford Block apartment complex has become a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

Muttart Conservatory

Surprise!!! These glass pyramids house arid and tropical biomes that are part of the botanical garden. Yes, that’s what Muttart Conservatory is, it’s a modern arboretum.

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Neon Sign Museum

Lights make for pretty photography subjects. And if it is lights you are looking for, the outdoor display of notable vintage signs at the Neon Sign Museum are sure to amaze you.

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Talus Dome

This popular public art work of about a thousand large silver balls has been the subject of controversy, yet remains an intriguing subject for photography.

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The Funicular

If you have this fascination with stairs, it’s a must that you visit the 100 Street Funicular. From here, you can have views of the famed Hotel Macdonald, the Edmonton skyline and the river valley below.

University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Formerly called Devonian Botanic Garden, this 240-acre park has themed gardens and indoor show houses. Along with the tress, plants and flowers in the area, it is definitely an Instagram-worthy place.

Walterdale Bridge

An example of a through-type bridge, the Walterdale Bridge arches over the North Saskatchewan River. Its remarkable design provides a fascinating set for photos and is a great subject on its own.

Wolf Willow Stairs

Stairs with a stunning a view – this pretty much sums up what Wolf Willow Stairs is all about.