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    Dragons from around the world (2015)

     
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    Jafira
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    PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:33 pm    Post subject: Dragons from around the world (2015) Reply with quote

    Yo, a short while ago I had a grand scheme to hunt down all the dragon mythologies from around the world and to list a few descriptions and links regarding said mythos alongside of photo's of dragon statues and structures from around the world.

    Mostly world wide examples of how dragons had influenced humanity and past cultures. Fun, I was going to call it "The Dragon Heritage Project"

    Then as is typical for me, I had a shopping spree during the Steam summer sale, and much distraction was had. Embarassed

    So failed, here is a weakened version of my original project.

    This is a collection of dragon statues or buildings from around the world, please feel free to toss me a line if you have come across any other public dragon statues or related structures.

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    Obviously I found all of these images on a Google search, I make no claim of ownership or copyright and would be happy to remove any image that may be in violation upon request.

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    European Dragons

    Varna dragons of Bulgaria



    Charmouth Beach Dragon UK (Game of thrones promotion)



    Dragon Statue on the New Town Hall in Munich Germany



    Welsh War Memorials:

    Mametz Wood Welsh WW1 Memorial France - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mametz_Wood_Memorial



    Langemark, Flanders Welsh Memorial Belgium - http://www.welshmemorialflanders.co.uk/



    Bassin du Dragon - Chateau de Versailles- https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassin_du_Dragon



    Mersch Dragon fountain, Luxembourg



    Furth am Wald (City of Dragons) Germany Dragon Museum - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Furth_im_Wald



    Copenhagen - Dragon Statues near City Hall



    <p>Welsh Dragon flag - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Wales%20



    Shotwick Bridge at the Edge of Wales - http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1766473



    West Clandon Dragon in Surrey, England - http://www.hows.org.uk/personal/hillfigs/cland/drag.htm



    Dragon sculpture in the Le Jardin des Plantes France



    Kazan Dragon Russia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zilant



    Slovenia Dragon Bridge - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_Bridge_%28Ljubljana%29



    Klagenfurt Dragon Germany- http://bestiarium.net/lind.html



    Portugal Financial district dragon sculpture



    Dragon Statue in Kiev Ukraine - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikita_the_Tanner



    Dundee Scotland, dragon statue - http://www.dundee.com/barbarawyse/work/image/dragon-sculpture.html



    Temple Bar Memorial London UK - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_Bar,_London



    End European Dragons

    Thailand

    Phra Maha Chedi Chai Mongkol Thailand - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nong_Phok_District



    Wat Samphran Temple Bangkok Thailand A Buddhist Temple in Thailand.



    Suphanburi-Dragon Decendants Muesuem Thailand http://www.tourismthailand.org/Dragon-Descendants-Museum



    Wat Phra-Phuttha-baat Sii Roi Thailand - http://siamandbeyond.com/temple-of-the-four-buddha-footprints-near-chiang-mai/




    Dragon at wat-tha-ton-chiang-mai-thailand Thailand. - http://www.wat-thaton.org/index-english.html



    Wat Doi Suthep Thialand - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat_Phra_That_Doi_Suthep





    Wat Si Phan Ton Buddhist Temple In Thailand



    Dragon statue at anek Kusala Sala temple Thailand



    Thammassat University Thailand-Nagas - http://www4.tu.ac.th/index.php/th/ (Thai language site)





    Dragon Fountain in a park at Phuket Thailand - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phuket_%28city%29



    Mueang Boran Hah -Thailand - Guan Yin - http://www.ancientcitygroup.net/ancientsiam/ (Thai language)



    End Thailand

    North America

    Bass River Township New Jersey USA Route 9 - http://bassriverhistory.blogspot.com/2012/08/new-gretnas-rt-9-mansion.html



    Ricardo Breceda Sculpture at Borrego Springs, California - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricardo_Breceda



    Dragon fighting knight sculpture near the towns Center for the Arts- Crest Butte Colorado USA



    Pan Long Steel Dragon at River Rock Casino British Columbia, Canada - http://metalsculptorkevinstone.com/



    Dragon in Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC Canada - http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/butchart-gardens-new-bronze-dragon-binds-sister-cities-1.1968339



    Providence Childrens Museum Rhode Island



    Albuquerque Biopark Botanical Garden New Mexico USA - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albuquerque_Biological_Park



    Statue of Pyro the Dragon Paris Texas -http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/11906



    Kaskaskia Dragon, Vandalia Illinois USA - http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/18817





    Harper's Garden Centre, Hamilton Canada



    Mario the Magnificent mascot of Drexel University, USA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drexel_University



    Quetzalquatl statue San Jose - California



    End North America

    China

    Nine-Dragon Wall Beijing China - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine-Dragon_Wall



    DiYiCheng Culture Park beijing. Dragon fountain China



    PanguPlaza Dragon building Beijing China - http://www.panguplaza.com/english/



    Dragon column in Nanchang University China



    XiHe in Hangzhou China - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xihe_%28deity%29



    Yangtze River Cruises,Three Gorges China



    The Long Ta Tower Dragon Tower in China - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Ta



    The Five Stone Dragons In Five Dragon Pool Park -Jinan Shandong Province China - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Dragon_Pool



    Dragon in Kaohsiung Airport Taiwan - Republic of China



    Hong Kong Gold Dragon China



    Dragon Walls at Yuyuan Garden Shanghai China - https://www.google.com/search?q=Yuyuan-dragon-wall&amp;ie=utf-8&amp;oe=utf-8



    Longgang Dragon Park Shenzen China ( Over 38,000 dragon sculptures) - http://www.shenzhenparty.com/sightseeing/parks/longgang-dragon-park



    Dragon stairs at Splendid China Folk Village Shenzen China - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Splendid_China_Folk_Village



    Double Dragon Fountain - Splendid China folk Village, Shenzen China



    Dragon Statue, Dragon City Plaza Shenhui Road, Longgang District, Shenzhen 518116, China



    Dragon Elevator at Longqing Gorge China



    Porcelain Dragon in Jingdezhen China



    Dragon and Tiger pagoda Kaohsiung Taiwan -Republic of China - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_and_Tiger_Pagodas



    End China

    MesoAmerican / Native American

    Temple of Kukulcan (Quezalcoatl) Chichen Itza Mexico &ndash; El Castillo - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Castillo,_Chichen_Itza



    Miscellaneous Quezalcoatl / Kukulkan Iconography Mesoamerica ruins. -Toltec, Mayan, Aztec, Olmec etc.







    Quetzalcoatl Mural in Acapulco, Mexico





    A modern Quetzalcoatl Mural in Acapulco, Mexico



    Fountain Of The Immolation of Quetzalcoatl Guadalajara - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quetzalcoatl



    Dragon Petroglyph- Wupatki National Monument near Flagstaff Arizona USA - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wupatki_National_Monument





    Petroglyph depicting Awanyu in White Rock New Mexico USA - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awanyu (See Kukulkan / Quezalcoatl)



    Horned Serpent petroglyph on Peublo ruins in New Mexico USA - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horned_Serpent (See Awanyu, Kukulkan, Quezalcaotl etc probably all the same fellow)



    Ojibwa rock painting Lake Superior Mishipeshu representation - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underwater_panther



    End MesoAmerican / Native American

    Vietnam

    Mosaic Dragon-fountain in Quang Trieu Assembly Hall - Hoi-An Vietnam



    Dragon fountain in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam



    Da Nang Dragon Bridge Vietnam - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_Bridge_%28Da_Nang%29





    End Vietnam

    Japan

    Shrines and Temples in Japan sometimes have dragon fountains for hand washing at their entrances- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_dragon#Dragon_temples





    End Japan

    Korean Peninsula

    Dragon made out of bamboo on display by Hangang-no near Samgakji subway station, Yongsan-gu, Seoul South Korea - http://drakinan.weebly.com/stories/korean-dragons



    Dragons on Ryongak Hill North Korea



    A dragon near Yongdusan Park South Korea - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongdusan_Park



    End Korean Peninsula

    Cambodia

    SerpentWat Cambodia No link but have some mythos https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C4%81ga%20



    End Cambodia

    Middle East

    Sirrush-Musrussu of Sumeria - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mu%C5%A1%E1%B8%ABu%C5%A1%C5%A1u%20





    Dragon Mart Dubai - http://www.dragonmart.ae/AboutDragonMart.html



    Dragon Mart from the sky



    End Middle East

    Indonesia

    Dragons at the temple Pura-lempuyang-Bai Indonesia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balinese_temple



    Dragons at the Mother Temple, Besakih Bali indonesia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Temple_of_Besakih



    Dragon statue at the Padma Resort, Legian Bali



    Whampoa Dragon Fountain Indonesia - http://www.ghettosingapore.com/enter-the-whampoa-dragon/



    End Indonesia
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