At the north end of Beihai Park in Beijing, the massive Nine Dragon Wall stands as a testament to a time when superstition determined the course of daily life in the heart of one of the world's oldest civilizations. The center of the 250-year-old wall is dominated by a large dragon flanged and intertwined with eight other giant beasts in a tile mosaic representing the nine legendary sons of the Chinese dragon..
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At the north end of Beihai Park in Beijing, the massive Nine Dragon Wall stands as a testament to a time when superstition determined the course of daily life in the heart of one of the world's oldest civilizations. The center of the 250-year-old wall is dominated by a large dragon flanged and intertwined with eight other giant beasts in a tile mosaic representing the nine legendary sons of the Chinese dragon..

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