Yu Yuan 豫园
Twin Dragons

Two dragons meet to cavort over a pearl at this gate. The dragon walls are perhaps the most famous feature of Yu Yuan. Their tails extend the entire length of the exterior and interior walls, creating an undulating effect. In the center is a stylistic sun symbol is the pearl.

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