This is one of the three Nine Dragon Wall in China (the others are inside the Forbidden City and in the city of Datong), but this is the only one which is double-sided, with nine dragons on each side. There are also other dragons on each ends and the eaves. This one was built in 1756, and is about 88 feet long, 22 feet high, and 5 feet thick. It is made of 424 seven-colour glazed tiles, and has a total of 635 dragons on it.
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The White Dagoba was first built in 1651 on the site where Kublai Khan received Marco Polo. It was built by Emperor Shunzhi of the Qing Dynasty to promote unification among various ethnic groups. The present White Dagoba stands 118 feet high with two bronze canopies and 14 bronze bells.
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