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“Beautiful Chinese Art”

Chinese Cultural Centre
Ranked #92 of 306 things to do in Calgary
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Owner description: Gorgeous building modeled after the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, houses a library, health center and an art gallery.
Reviewed 22 September 2016

There is 4 columns in this building each representing a season.
The exterior blue tiles are made in China by the same company who produces the tiles for the temple of heaven ceiling in Beijing.
To see this building is free. There is a small museum located in the basement . Admission charge $5 please check out the beautiful "tiger" picture made from feathers .

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We passed thru this place while enroute from Eau Claire Market to Chinatown. The building itself was pretty cool but not a lot to see or do for a Saturday. Just a passing photo op. Not sure why its on TA?

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Thank Saskheat
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I had the privilege of attending as a vendor at the many markets put on by the Chinese Cultural Centre. I was amazed at the diversity of the activities that were offered both free and a nominal cost. There were stage events, information all through out the centre and ongoing (hands-on) cultural activities. The Chinese Cultural Centre makes a real effort to communicate and involve the Asian community and more importantly the non-Asian community to bridge the understanding between East and West. It was so rewarding to feel how welcoming the custodians of this amazing centre were to outsiders like myself and my son.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

You can go and have the picture in there of the building, but I think thats all, The people in there are not much friendly with the tourists, don't expect anything of them. Then go to chinatown two blocks from there if you want.

Thank SSSandyxoxo
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Beautiful building inside and out. The roof looked like there were some plants growing out of it, might be in need of some maintenance. It was very quiet when we were there and the museum was closed.

Thank xephris
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