Myanmar (Burma), Yangon (Rangoon), Shwedagon Pagoda Complex , March 2012

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The Shwedagon Pagoda 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 Konagamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa and eight strands of hair of Gautama, the historical Buddha. According to tradition, the Shwedagon Pagoda has existed for more than 2,500 years, making it the oldest historical pagoda in Burma and the world:

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MAYAAMON on July 5, 2012


Anton Bacea on January 17, 2013

Fantastic photo! Like-2!

Best greetings from Romania, Anton

Ako Jamal on December 26, 2013

wonderful Capture,L+F Greetings,ako

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Photo taken in Pyay Lan (East) Ward, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 4, 2012
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    by senna3
    • Camera: SONY DSC-HX100V
    • Taken on 2012/03/13 05:46:22
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 4.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash