Dragons in China Grant and Erik Rauterkus looked for many examples of Dragons in China.
Introduction <ul><li>The pictures are organized by the cities where they were taken. </li></ul><ul><li>Dragons represent power. When there were still emperors, only the emperor could wear the sign of the dragon or have the dragon on his buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>The most powerful dragons will always be seen holding a ball (symbolizing the world) in one of their feet. </li></ul><ul><li>The Phoenix (mythical bird) was the sign of the emperess. </li></ul><ul><li>The Turtle with a Dragon head combines the symbol of power with the symbol of long life. This is a favored symbol of the emperors. </li></ul><ul><li>We’ve included one other mythical creature at the end. </li></ul>