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Boddhi Tataung Pagoda Complex
Myanmar (Burma), Monywa, March 2012

This image shows the Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Setkyar Standing Buddha statue, the second-tallest statue in the world, at a total of 129 metres (including pedestal). This is the focal point of a sprawling site filled with Buddha statues, bodhi trees, and pagodas, established by the Bodhi Tataung sayadaw in the 1960s. It includes also a 95-metre long reclining Buddha statue: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monywa
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Jul 23 2012 18:52 GMT Ada90
WoW this is soooo nice......never saw this wonder. very nice shot Peter concludeing every thing.
Jul 23 2012 18:54 GMT hans55 PRO
this is a fantastic picture Peter ...land of the 1000 buddhas ? :-)
Jul 23 2012 19:18 GMT Annamaria
Beautiful composition of these important buddhas!!
Jul 23 2012 19:43 GMT 25barb
A sensational photo..So much to see in this photo. And a huge Buddah looking
over the pagoda..Simple magnificent...A very interesting mood -
Outstanding work....
Jul 23 2012 22:51 GMT wijnie58
WOW Amazing view of the Buddhas.....Peter..:-))
Jul 24 2012 01:47 GMT T1MELESS PRO
Very imposing indeed A terrific shot Peter !!!
Jul 24 2012 05:35 GMT MargNZ
Wonderful image from this fascinating culture Peter :)
Jul 24 2012 06:20 GMT saffi9
amazing id love to visit
Jul 24 2012 06:52 GMT ForestSpirit PRO
What an amazing sight - like a scene from a dream!
Jul 24 2012 09:01 GMT anko
beautiful composition!
Jul 24 2012 09:45 GMT marioalbertina
Stunning ! !.............
Jul 24 2012 09:55 GMT elsje323
wonderful view
Jul 24 2012 11:07 GMT sunrise99
just amazing!
Jul 24 2012 11:23 GMT martini957
Wow....must be a sight to see in person...I wonder how big they are and what they are made of
Jul 24 2012 11:26 GMT FRIESIAN
This must be amazing to see!! Great photo!
Jul 24 2012 13:48 GMT Lalbabu
WOWWWW!!!!!! An outstanding shot in original!!!!!
Jul 24 2012 14:57 GMT senna3
Nancy, I have now included some information on the above image in the caption. The standing Buddha is 129 m. high and the reclining Buddha is 95 m. long. I couldn't find information on the matrial they used.
Jul 24 2012 15:33 GMT HMBPA PRO
Never saw this on my visit, impressive image!!
Jul 24 2012 15:59 GMT skyball
A great addition to your interesting series Peter!!!!!!.........
Jul 24 2012 16:02 GMT ujbanyiv
Another Masterpiece.
Jul 24 2012 17:19 GMT hallo
Excellent composition!
Jul 24 2012 17:23 GMT charlie26
Awesome entry. And impressive view Peter.
Jul 24 2012 18:56 GMT senna3
Thanks all for the nice comments!
Jul 24 2012 20:31 GMT linnywv PRO
I never realized the size of that Buddha!!! Wow! Excellent capture Peter!
Jul 26 2012 07:34 GMT senna3
Thank you Linda.
Sep 02 2012 19:40 GMT superJoan
Ghosts in the back ground I just love it..superb shot
Sep 04 2012 17:36 GMT senna3
Thank you Joan.
Sep 24 2012 14:46 GMT doramandragora
This is awe inspiring... almost intimidating... the grandiosity of it. Marvelous...
Sep 24 2012 17:46 GMT senna3
Thank you so much for the nice comment Doris!