Photographer's Note

Located Mississauga's Chinese Centre. It is made of glazed tiles from China, 27 m long and 5 m high, and was built here in 1987 as a replica of the one in Beihai Park in Beijing. There are only three existing ancient Nine Dragon Walls in China. They were built for Chinese Monarchs as a barrier in their gardens. Only the Emperors had nine dragons on walls. Ancient Chinese believed 9 to be the most prestigious number and the dragon to be the soul of all things of creation.
There is a closeup view of one of the dragons in the Workshop.

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Additional Photos by Barnabas Bozoki (bbarna) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 42 W: 5 N: 420] (1271)
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