Why Are There Stone Lions in Front of the Gates of Ancient Great Mansions?

A stone lion.

Up to today, the legacy of setting stone lions up in front of a building’s gate to ward off evil spirits can still be seen everywhere. (Image: via Pixabay)

The Significance of Animal Statues in the Forbidden City

The Forbidden City.

The animal statues inside the Forbidden City all have their place and purpose. (Image: via Pixabay )