The 82 stelae (on which the names of the scholars who passed their exams are listed) are resting on the backs of stone tortoises. The stelae were entombed in sand and concrete to protect them during the American War (as they call it in V
This is The Great Middle Gate which leads into the Garden of the Stelae.
In this garden is the Well of Heavenly Clarity.
Bonsais outside The Great House of Ceremonies