Wooden Tower In Ying County

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Wooden Pagoda in Ying county, short for the Sakyamuni Pagoda of Fogong Temple, is located in Fogong Temple in the northwest part of Ying county, Shanxi Province.
The whole pagoda features Han and Tang dynasty architectural styles with 54 various dougong, or interlocking wooden brackets, each of which has a different shape. Together with the octagonal roof on every layer, the whole pagoda is scientifically designed and exquisitely built, which not only has national characteristics but also meets Buddhist requirements. The Ying county Wooden Pagoda is the highest and the oldest wooden tower in China.

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Comments (7)

Meisch Roger on December 3, 2012

Very good photo L1

Ivan Logvinov on December 8, 2012

Thanks, RoschM!

Ivan Logvinov on January 7, 2013

Dear moorteufel! Thank you for your nice comment and praise!

Lloret on February 12, 2013

Nice photo of this amazing building, LIKE, I'm adding you to my favorite list of photographers, greetings

Ivan Logvinov on February 15, 2013

Lloret, thank you! I appreciate your kind words!

~~~ Thomas ~~~ on May 25, 2013

Wonderful architecture. Very nice.


Greetings Thomas.

Ivan Logvinov on June 12, 2013

Dear Thomas! Thanks a lot for your appraisal! Best regards to you from Russia!

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Ivan Logvinov
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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 12, 2011
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    by Ivan Logvinov
    • Camera: Canon EOS 450D
    • Taken on 2011/03/22 11:42:07
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 78.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash