Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre
In the competition to be the tallest building in Calgary, the 58-storey, 236m-high Bow stole top honours in 2012, though its reign looks...
Prince's Island Park
For a little slice of Central Park in the heart of Cowtown, take the bridge over to this island, with grassy fields made for tossing...
This freestanding structure next to Eau Claire Market is a favorite after-work stop for the downtown working stiffs who hug the outdoor...
1886 Buffalo Cafe
A salt-of-the-earth diner in the high-rise-dominated city center that the realty lords forgot to knock down, this wooden shack...
197 1st St SW · interesting places nearby
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre information
Inside this impressive landmark building, built by skilled Chinese artisans in 1993, you'll find a magnificent 21m-high dome ornately painted with 561 dragons and other imagery. Its design was inspired by Beijing's Temple of Heaven. The 2nd and 3rd floors frequently house changing art and cultural exhibitions. Downstairs, the museum holds Chinese art and artifacts, including a collection of replica terra-cotta soldiers.