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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 CreaturesDragon gates, Powis Castle, Welshpool, England

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Dragons guarding gateway to Powis Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2012

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules, Powis Castle, Welshpool, Wales

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The Second Labour of Hercules - slaying the Hydra

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2012

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDragons - Capitola, CA

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Dragons on the side of a building in Capitola, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/23/2012

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPegasus in Column Chapiters, Minot Building - Boston, MA

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Within the chapiters of the corner pilasters to the Minot Building are th fronts of winged Pegasuses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHebe at the Fountain - Van Buren, AR

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Sculpture of Hebe, the Greek goddess of youth, as the center piece of a fountain on the Crawford County Courthouse lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Arkansas

date approved: 8/13/2012

last visited: 9/9/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMinerva -- Sacramento, CA

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The early Roman goddess of wisdom, a daughter of Jupiter, who was supposedly born full grown and clothed in armor. She appears on the seal of the State of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 8/10/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesRed Dragon - Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales,

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The Welsh Red Dragon is a mythological creature but it is also a powerful symbol of a proud nation linking past, present and a dynamic, innovative future for Wales. located outside the Tourist Informaton Centre in Aberystwyth, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 10/25/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMithras - Toronto, Ontario

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In Persian Zoroastrianism, Mithras was the god of light and truth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/1/2012

last visited: 5/31/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCentaur - Toronto, Ontario

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Centaur, a creature of Greek mythology, were half human and half horse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2012

last visited: 7/30/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWilder Drache -- Kundl, Austria

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Wilder Drache - Wild dragon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DNS82

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 7/27/2012

last visited: 7/27/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffin - St. Clair College, Windsor, Ontario

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Located in the main entry hall of St. Clair College, the Griffin is a symbol for the schools-coat-of arms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2012

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesQilin #2 - Toronto, Ontario

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Qilin are Chinese omens of prosperity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/23/2012

last visited: 5/31/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesQilin - Toronto, Ontario

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Qilin are Chinese omens of prosperity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/23/2012

last visited: 5/31/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCentaurs - Hamburg - Altona, Germany

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Fighting Centaurs - creatures that are part human and part horse - as central objects of famous Stuhlmann Fountain in Hamburg-Altona

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 7/17/2012

last visited: 4/7/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNeptune, Westbury Court Garden, Gloucestershire, England

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Statue of Neptune

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2012

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesEinhorn/Unicorn - Speyer, Germany, RP

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There's a sculpture of a unicorn (German: Einhorn) located in the Bahnhofsstraße in Speyer, Germany, Rheinland-Pfalz. It is located in front of a bank building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 7/4/2012

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThe Welsh Dragon - Carmarthenshire - Wales.

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The Welsh Dragon is a mythological creature but it is also a powerful symbol of a proud nation linking past, present and a dynamic, innovative future for Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/29/2012

last visited: 7/28/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesVenus - Cardiff Bay, Wales.

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A carved brick bench called 'Venus' inspired by the mythical creatures described in the Dylan Thomas poem ‘Ballad of the long legged bait’ This female shaped bench seat by Gwen Heeney was placed in 1994 at Britannia Quay, Cardiff Bay, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/17/2012

last visited: 5/31/2007

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSaturn - Roman God - Cardiff Castle, Wales.

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Ancient Astronomers named the Planet Saturn after the Roman God Saturn, the God of Time, Harvest and Agriculture. The Sculpture is located high above the streets of Cardiff on the Castle clock tower, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2012

last visited: 5/18/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffins - Hoboken, NJ

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These two griffins are part of the a set of banisters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/14/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGrandma Bbong and Tiger (뽕할머니상) - Jindo, Korea - Jindo, Korea

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This large granite sculpture is at the entry point for the land bridge, which appears only at extreme low tide, connecting the island of Jindo with Modo. It depicts the legendary "Grandma Bbong" and a mythical tiger which appears in the legend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Jeolla nam do, Korea

date approved: 6/13/2012

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesJupiter - Roman God - Cardiff Castle, Wales.

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Ancient Astronomers named the the largest planet in our Solar System Jupiter after the king of the Roman Gods 'Jupiter'. The sculpture is located on the clock tower at Cardiff Castle, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/13/2012

last visited: 5/18/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesLady Justice - San Diego, CA

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This sculpture is located in the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park at 1649 El Prado, Suite 3, San Diego, California 92101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2012

last visited: 6/12/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesLuna - Godess - Cardiff Castle, Wales.

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In ancient Roman religion and myth, Luna is the divine embodiment of the Moon. She is often presented as the female complement of the Sun (Sol) conceived of as a god.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/12/2012

last visited: 5/26/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPaul Bunnyan & Blue Ox - St Ignace - Michigan.

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Paul Bunnyan and Babe, his Blue Ox. located at Castle Rock, St Ignace, Michigan. Paul Bunyan is a figure in American folklore a mythical giant lumberjack. His stories are most famous in Michigan and the Northern United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/6/2012

last visited: 6/10/2012

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