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Jilin Hotels in China

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  • Use this site to search for accommodation throughout China:   Jilin China Hotels.     Jilin Hotels China.
  • We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Jilin hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the historic Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the UXUA Casa Hotel in Trancoso, Brazil, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, in the Iguassu National Park, Brazil and the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.

    Myths, Legends and Folklore of China

    How some cattle have twisted horns because some magical cattle were twisting off their horns to make a house of horns for a Thai girl, the daughter of a magical bull, but were told to stop because enough horns had already been gathered; how Monkey was pacified by being given responsibility for the Heavenly Peach Orchard of Immortality but ate the peaches himself and became immortal; how ageing, renegade foxes could avoid death by transforming themselves into attractive men and women, so as to seduce young people and drain them of their life-force; how Monkey stole Taoist master Lao Chun's immortality pills which, as he had already eaten the peaches of immortality, made Monkey totally invulnerable to either age or violence; how, in Heaven, criminals are executed by a strange, composite creature called a chhi-lin and how, in 1440, a giraffe (called a girin by its Somali captors) arrived at the Chinese court and was equated with the fabled creature; how there are five kinds of lung (dragon), specifically the ethereal dragons of the rain and wind, the earthly dragons that created rivers and lakes, the five-clawed imperial dragons (most dragons are depicted with four claws), heavenly guardian dragons and dragons that protect hidden treasures; and how, during the quest to the Western Paradise, the Buddhist pilgrim Thang Seng disciplined Monkey by means of a magical, squeezing helmet, are among the myths, legends and folktales of China. (We do not promote superstition and they are presented for your interest only.)

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