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Entrance to the Monastery Yoke Sone Kyaung
Myanmar (Burma), Salay, March 2012

Salay is famous for its Yoke Sone Kyaung (a 19th century wooden monastery) with exquisite wooden carvings. The whole building is built of wood and is a fine example of monastic architecture of the late Konbaung Period. The main attraction of the monastery is the decorative wooden panels made by the master carvers of the period whose meticulous workmanship is in many ways superior to those of later periods: http://www.myanmarpolestar.com/en/travel_bagan.htm
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Aug 29 2012 12:49 GMT marioalbertina
Interesting testimony artistic - religious ! !
Aug 29 2012 13:04 GMT linnywv PRO
A masterpiece!
Aug 29 2012 13:22 GMT 25barb
A work of art in photography...I love how you composed it and wonderful that two of the monks were in the photo. Outstanding architecture....
Outstanding
Aug 29 2012 13:38 GMT Hanny50
Great work and perspective Peter indeed a masterpiece!!
Aug 29 2012 14:05 GMT petzka
Fantastic work Peter!!
Aug 29 2012 14:08 GMT Lalbabu
The entrance tells the artristy of those master carvers,hope to see more of their art!!!!!
Aug 29 2012 14:08 GMT junne PRO
incredible precision in the carvings. outstanding craftsmanship.
the photography is good too :-)))
Aug 29 2012 15:25 GMT senna3
I made many photos of the carved panels Soumen and I will certainly show a few of them.
Aug 29 2012 17:30 GMT elsje323
fantastic shot
Aug 29 2012 17:31 GMT senna3
Thank you Ida.
Aug 29 2012 18:12 GMT ForestSpirit
Superb photo and series - so interesting!
Aug 29 2012 19:29 GMT Papagena
A wonderful capture for sure !!
Aug 29 2012 20:17 GMT wijnie58
Interesting entrance....:-))
Aug 29 2012 23:36 GMT fhelsing PRO
That's beautiful!
Aug 30 2012 00:17 GMT martini957
Another fantastic shot...love the children you captured too
Aug 30 2012 12:08 GMT senna3
Thanks to everyone for the nice comments!

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