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Chinese Lions- Riverside, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 33° 58.949 W 117° 22.338
11S E 465611 N 3760276
Quick Description: Two Chinese Lions in front of a gazebo in downtown Riverside, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2017 11:12:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMWMRD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
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Long Description:
"Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lions, often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of the lion in imperial China. Chinese guardian lions are sometimes referred to in English as shishi, from the Chinese shí shi (Chinese: ??; pinyin: shíshi; literally: "stone lion"), which refers specifically to lion sculptures in stone. The concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, subsequently spread to other parts of Asia including, Japan, Korea, Tibet, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia and Laos."
Physical Address:
456 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA USA


Web Site: Not listed

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