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Drakospito The dragon house in Greece

The dragon house (drakospito) nestles just underneath Ochi’s highest peak. In southern Karystos over 20 such houses have been found, most in the region of Styra. The one that is near the summit of Ochi is the most significant. This … Continue reading

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Thailand – The mysterious giant dragon temple Wat Samphran

The Wat Sanpran Dragon Temple in Bangkok, Thailand is a 16-storey red tower with a statue of a dragon wound around it. The temple complex consists of smaller temples and many statues inspired by dragons and the chinese zodiac.     The … Continue reading

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Incredible Picture of a ‘Dragon Cloud’

Dragon shaped cloud spotted over Monument Rocks Natural Area in Kansas –     Monument Rocks (also Chalk Pyramids) are a series of large chalk formations in Gove County, Kansas, rich in fossils. They are estimated to have been formed 80 million years … Continue reading

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Dragon Statue In Town Hall, Munich, Germany

The New Town Hall is a town hall at the northern part of Marienplatz in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It was built between 1867 and 1908 by Georg von uberrisser in a Gothic Revival architecture style, and hosts the city government including the  citycouncil, offices of … Continue reading

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Eternal Flame Falls – The eye of the dragon

Located in the Shale Creek Preserve along a section of the Chestnut Ridge Park, near Buffalo, New York, It has a rather interesting phenomena associated with it. The falls sits on a pocket of natural methane gas, which seeps out … Continue reading

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Mythical Dragon Gate Protects Home

In Dublin, Ireland, stands an estate reminiscent of old folklore, complete with its own dragon! Of course, dragons are mythical creatures, so this home only has a dragon made of steel which acts as its gatekeeper. The property, known at Harlech … Continue reading

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The Rare Ground Pangolin -

The Ground Pangolin is one of four species of pangolin found in Africa. They have a body length between 50 and 60 cms (20 – 23.5 inches), a tail length between 40 and 50 cms (16 – 20 inches) and they weigh … Continue reading

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Zahhak The Ancient Iranian Dragon

Zahhak is an evil figure in Iranian mythology, evident in ancient Iranian folklore as Aži Dahāka, the name by which he also appears in the texts of the Avesta. In Middle Persian he is called Dahāg or Bēvar-Asp, the latter meaning … Continue reading

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The Gargoyles Of Notre Dame

What do you see when you look up to the top of the great cathedral of Notre Dame? You see monsters, half-man and half-beast. These demon looking creatures carved out of stone are called gargoyles. They are one of the … Continue reading

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Afghan Dragon

Bronze dragon believed to represent Zoroastrian spirit Ahriman Afghanistan 1st century CE –   Photographed : British Museum  in London, United Kingdom. Camera: Fujifilm FinePix F30, f/4.5, 1/60 sec, 12.2mm, ISO 3200

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