Mythical Creatures

Taihe Dian, Forbidden City, by Evangeline Chavez

The roof has  double eaves and is decorated with carved dragons and phoenixes, most of which are gilded.There are also 12 mythical creatures on the eave.  The Hall of Taihe Dian was the place where emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties held.

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~ by Evangeline Art Photography on January 18, 2010.

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