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This category is for sightings (real or immortalized in statuary, art, or enactment) of figures, beings or creatures of mythic or epic status.
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Epic Beings and CreaturesHygieía — Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe, Germany

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Statue of Hygieía, the Greek goddess of health, inside the temple of the Elisabethenbrunnen, one of the most famous wells in the spa town of Bad Homburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 7/9/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesBellerophon Taming Pegasus - Finsbury Avenue, London, UK

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When seeing this sculpture for the first time the initial thought is "what is it"?. If you had a photograph you would be rotating it in your hands to try and discover its secret.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThe Dragon Being Slain by Saint George – Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

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This statue on the Newcastle Upon Tyne municipal war memorial showing Saint George slaying the dragon was used to represent victory in the Great War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPegasus - Calgary, Alberta

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On top of the Pegasus Greek Restaurant you will find a small statue of a pegasus that attracts your attention to this restaurant in southwest Calgary, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGargoyles @ the Washington Memorial Chapel - Valley Forge, PA

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Authentic medieval gargoyles adorn the top of the Washington Memorial Chapel @ Valley Forge Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 3/17/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesREMOVED Centaur Knight - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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Statue of centaur knight in centre of Luxembourg City

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: 6/21/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUnicorn - Niederscheld, Hessen, Germany

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[DE] Dieses geflügelte Einhorn findet man bei einem privaten Haus in Niederscheld / [EN] This winged unicorn can be found at a private house in Niederscheld

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSasquatch — Harrison Hot Springs, BC

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The sasquatch, or bigfoot, is a legendary primate that has often reported around the Harrison Hot Springs area. Sasquatch is an Anglicized derivative of the local Halq'eméylem word sásq’ets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/9/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPrometheus - Los Angeles, CA

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This sculpture is located in Los Angeles' MacArthur Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2013

last visited: 4/2/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesStorybook Dragon, Portland, OR

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This dragon is part of a mosaic statue at Chapman School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/7/2013

last visited: 8/5/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMythical Dragon – Kelowna, British Columbia

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Mythical Dragon is perched atop of the Primal Instinct Tattoo shop located at 1546 Pandosy Street in downtown Kelowna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: 2/8/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesEuterpe - St. George's Gardens - London, UK

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This statue of the Muse Eutrepe stands in the historic St. George Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/1/2013

last visited: 4/20/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesLindwurm - Herborn, Hessen, Germany

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DE] Diese bemalte Schnitzerei eines Lindwurms findet man an einem alten Haus in der Hauptstraße 41 in Herborn / EN] This painted carving of a lindworm can be found on an old house at Hauptstraße 41 in Herborn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/30/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWilde Mändle - Oberstdorf, Germany, BY

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This is a figurative sculpture showing a so-called 'Wilde Mändle' (Wild Men). It is located in front of the rail road station in Oberstdorf, Germany, Bayern.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 3/30/2013

last visited: 10/22/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSt George & the Dragon - Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Great Britain.

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St Georges Park, features some beautiful local craftsmanship. A wooden carved sculpture of St George slaying the dragon was mastered by Mark Goldsworthy. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2013

last visited: 4/7/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesXipe Totec - Chalchuapa, El Salvador

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Xipe Totec was, amongst other things, the Aztec god of agriculture and vegetation. Other Mesoamerican cultures such as the Mayans also adopted this deity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: El Salvador

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 3/22/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesJubiläumsbrunnen — Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany

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The Jubiläumsbrunnen (Jubilee Fountain, also called Neptune fountain) stands in front of the Elberfeld Town Hall. At the top of fountain you see a about three meters high figure of Neptune, the Roman god of water and the sea, with his typical trident

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: 6/24/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDragon - Margam Country Park - Wales, Great Britain.

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This rather coy looking carved wooden Dragon stands in the magnificent Margam Castle grounds, which include ornamental gardens, and a Deer park, all within 1000 acres of breathtaking South Wales countryside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2013

last visited: 3/22/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDragon Mural - Queen Street - Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain.

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The Dragon is the National Emblem of Wales. This 'Dragon Mural' is an iconic symbol in Cardiff's main shopping area. Located on the Boots Pharmacy - Queen Street, Cardiff, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: 5/4/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCardiff - Dragon Logo - Queen Street - Cardiff, Wales, Great

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The logo of the 'City and County of Cardiff council' Is an abstract of the iconic Welsh Dragon - Located in Queen Street, Cardiff Capitol of Wales, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: 9/22/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUroboros - Portland, Oregon

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Uroboros is a mythical creature, represented by a snake eating its own tail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/16/2013

last visited: 11/27/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesVenus at "Fontaine du Soleil" - Nice, France

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Venus is one of five statues that surround Apollo. They are found at the base/within Fontaine du Soleil located in Place Masséna. The fountain has undergone an extensive reconstruction in the last 2 years (since 2011) in central Nice, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 4/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercury at "Fontaine du Soleil" - Nice, France

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Mercury is one of five statues that surround Apollo. They are found at the base/within Fontaine du Soleil located in Place Masséna. The fountain has undergone an extensive reconstruction in the last 2 years (since 2011) in central Nice, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 4/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGaia at "Fontaine du Soleil" - Nice, France

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Gaia, Mother Earth, is one of several statues that are found within Fontaine du Soleil located in Place Masséna. The fountain has undergone a reconstruction in the last 2 years (since 2011) in central Nice, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 4/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesApollo at "Fontaine du Soleil" - Nice, France

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This seven (7) metre statue of Apollo is the centre piece of Fontaine du Soleil located in Place Massena. The fountain has undergone a reconstruction in the last 2 years (since 2011) in central Nice, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 3/5/2013

last visited: 1/23/2014

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