WHS related to or named after Dragons.

Connected Sites

  • Ancient Kyoto Ry?an-ji, The Temple of the Peaceful Dragon
  • Baekje Historic Areas “The mural depicting the Four Deities (supernatural creatures representing the four directions, namely, the Blue Dragon, White Tiger, Red Phoenix, and Black Tortoise) discovered at Tomb No. 1 is widely recognized as one of the most representative tomb murals of the Baekje.” - Nomination File
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex "If you delve further into the palace grounds, you'll come upon the royal residence buildings. You can distinguish the king's bedchamber from the queen's by the former's roof ridgeline that's called yongmaru, or the dragon's spine. The dragon was the symbol of the king." - discoveringkorea.com
  • Cracow dragon guarding Wawel Hill, slayed by Prince Crac
  • Gyeongju Hwangnyongsa Temple (Temple of Imperial Dragon)
  • Ha Long Bay Bay of the Descending Dragon
  • Huanglong "the travertine ... is thought to look like a huge golden dragon wheeling through the snow-capped mountains of the valley." (wiki)
  • Imperial Palace Nine Dragons Screen
  • Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Ryugenji Mabu Mine Shaft (Ryugenji = The Dragon Source Temple)
  • Kaesong Phyochung Monuments - "The monuments comprise large turtle-shaped granite plinths weighing over ten tons, supporting black marble stelae inscribed with poems commemorating Jong Mong Ju, and topped by pavilion-style hipped-gable caps carved from granite with dragon reliefs." - nomination file

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