The Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix brings the Chinese culture to the area in a classic but hip manner. There are upscale shops, culinary opportunities, and special events, all of which celebrate Chinese culture. The center is located near the Sky Harbor Airport, so it is a convenient stop off before or after a trip. The facility is concerned the most advanced cultural center in North and South America. It is surrounded by Chinese gardens and features a number of architectural replicas of Chinese buildings. There are three restaurants featuring authentic Chinese cuisine, as well as coffee house. Those interested in buying souvenirs or gifts with an Asian flair are sure to find something at one of the several retail stores featuring Chinese herbs, Asian fashions, and gold and silver jewelry and trinkets. All traditional and modern Chinese holidays are celebrated on the site. Celebrations include fairs, parades, dinners, shows, festivals, and events in the gardens. The Wall of Honor is a memorial to Chinese descendents and the virtues advocated by Chinese culture. It is designed to remind everyone of the common goals of prosperity and harmony. Visitors are invited to participate in the Wall of Honor and can use it as a personal memorial to loved ones and ancestors.