Chinese Cultural Centre

It is now the year of the rooster the last year of the Calendar.

In the heart of Chinatown Calgary there is a staple that draws many to it, The Cultural Centre.

The building has become such a local icon and can also be rented out for parties thrown by the public.

It was completed in 1992 and cost nearly $30 million.

It was inspired by the a building in Beijing called the Temple of Heaven.

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The ceiling is one of the cultural centres is a defining characteristics

There are 561 dragons and 40 phenixes.

The 21 metre high ceiling is also supported by 4 gold trimmed columns.

The ceiling is truly a work of art and draws people to see its designs.