Pagoda - Beechwood Cemetery - Ottawa, ONT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine
N 45° 26.874 W 075° 39.132
18T E 448998 N 5032915
Quick Description: A pagoda is located in the Chinese Cemetery in the Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/22/2019 10:27:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM10KG9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
Views: 9

Long Description:
The pagoda is red and green with a gold band at the bottom of each pillars. On top, there are 4 dragons. In the center there is an altar with plaques and inside you can read names of the multiple donators who contributed to the making of the pagoda.
There is some benches around for people who wants to pray.

The garden includes a pagoda with a granite altar and bronze incense burner, and is used by the community to pay respects to their ancestors.

Key elements that relate to the heritage value of the Chinese cemetery include: a cluster of Chinese community graves; a memorial garden designed, constructed and landscaped according to Chinese architectural and religious traditions, consisting of: a grassed area containing flat grave markers; a cedar hedge with an entrance gate; an east-facing pagoda sitting on a raised platform and sheltering an altar and incense burner; a geometrically laid brick platform symbolizing harmony; a circular walking path; and a ring of crab trees; the continuing use of the memorial garden by the Chinese community to pay respects to their ancestors;
Open to visitors?: Yes

Photography Permitted Inside?: Yes

Statue of the Buddha present?: No

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