Kowloon China

The name of Kowloon Chinese, the name of this peninsula is Lung Gau, which means the “Nine Dragons”. It is thought that this name was found by the emperor of the Song Dynasty, the court took refuge here in Hong Kong eight centuries.

English: Full view of Kowloon and Hong Kong

English: Full view of Kowloon and Hong Kong (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Counting eight mountains in this area, he decided to name the Peninsula “Eight Dragons”, according to the belief is that a dragon lies within each mountain. But a skilful courtier reminded him that the Emperor himself was considered a dragon, it would be more accurate to call Peninsula “Nine Dragons”.

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