The Shwedagon Pagoda Of Burma

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The Shwedagon Pagoda, also known in English as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a 99 metres (325 ft) gilded pagoda and stupa located in Yangon, Burma. The pagoda lies to the west of Kandawgyi Lake, on Singuttara Hill, thus dominating the skyline of the city. It is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda for the Burmese with relics of the past four Buddhas enshrined within, namely the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa and eight strands of hair of Gautama, the historical Buddha. Uppatasanti Pagoda is a same-sized replica of Shwedagon Pagoda in Naypyidaw, the new capital of Burma.

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Oscher on August 2, 2013

Какая изящная!! Чудесная композиция!

~~~ Thomas ~~~ on August 16, 2013

Very nice architecture.

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Greetings Thomas.

Ivan Logvinov on September 1, 2013

Dear Oscher and Thomas! Thank you for your kind words! I'm glad you liked the photo!

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  • Uploaded on April 12, 2011
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    by Ivan Logvinov
    • Camera: Canon EOS 450D
    • Taken on 2011/03/22 11:57:08
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/2000)
    • Focal Length: 35.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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