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11 Incredible Stories From Chinese Mythology – #7 is Unbelievable

1. The Monkey King

Sun Wukong is probably the most famous monkey of China. He is one of the main characters in the Chinese classic Journey to the West. At first, Sun Wukong is a bad monkey who wants to take over the entire world.

This leads to the god Buddha putting in a lot of effort to tame him and improve his personality. But eventually, he succeeds. In the end, Sun Wukong becomes a comrade of the monk Xuanzhang, who travels from China to India and back again.