Dragons, Beijing

The famous Forbidden City is a world of dragons. How many dragons on earth are there in the Forbidden City? Somebody counts the dragons in the Taihe Hall and finds 12,654 dragons. There are 19 dragons painted in gold on the throne, and 79 carved on the folding screen behind the throne.

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