Did You Know These Things About the Great Wall of China?

11 Why it was built?


Protection against invasions from the North was not the only purpose of the Wall. It was also used for border controls, imposing of duties on transported goods, and regulation of trade and immigration.

Why it was built

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12 The dragon legend

According to a legend, it was a dragon who determined the course of the Wall for the workforce. Then, the builders just followed his tracks. Some people say that even the Wall itself resembles the shape of a dragon winding over the mountains.

The dragon legend

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