En Gateway

 

Welcome to Sien Lok Park

The curved arch in front of you marks your entry into Sien Lok Park.  This entrance marks not a division between cultures, but rather provides a entrance into the past, present and future.

 

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Serenity

Down this path is a journey through history. As you walk through the Gateway, the Pagoda is the first location where you get to sit and relax and kids can enjoy the playground. Embrace the calming atmosphere of Sien Lok Park in the heart of downtown Calgary.

 

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 In Search of Gold Mountain

You will find in Sien Lok Park the ability to take a journey 200 years into the past, to the first arrival of Chinese on the shores of Vancouver Island.  At the Center of Sien Lok Park stands the monument “in Search of Gold Mountain”.  Here, you can trace the struggles, triumphs, and stories that defined the role the Chinese have played in shaping Canada’s History.

 

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Wall of Names

Continue on to the Wall of Names, where trailblazers for Chinese in Canada have been immortalized forever.  In the course of their struggles to survive in the New World, they set the building blocks for the generations that followed.

 

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