Dragon King’s Palace in Lake Biwa

The Dragon King’s Palace

The Dragon King’s Palace (龍宮城) is the home of The Dragon King, located at the bottom of Lake Biwa.

It is noted in the Folktale My Lord Bag of Rice that it is ‘beautiful’ and ‘built of white marble.’ The feast held here was supplied with dishes made of crystalised lotus leaves and flowers, with chopsticks of rarest ebony.1


1. Ozaki, Y.T. (1903) “The Japanese Fairy Book”. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.

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Dragon King's Palace