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

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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shwedagon_Pagoda
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Oct 05 2012 09:48 GMT hans55 PRO
must be great to walk arround there !!
Oct 05 2012 09:57 GMT senna3
It depends Hans! You have to enter these temples barefoot and the dark tiles may be extremely hot when the sun is out!
Oct 05 2012 13:49 GMT wijnie58
Beautiful place for a visit...Peter..:-))
Oct 05 2012 13:53 GMT Lalbabu
Awesome beauty in original !!!!
Oct 05 2012 14:09 GMT hallo
Great spot!
Oct 05 2012 14:32 GMT marioalbertina
Attractive religious building and a story / legend captivating! ! .............
Oct 05 2012 14:44 GMT Hanny50
Unbelievable such beauty in a very poor country!!
Oct 05 2012 15:42 GMT bandsix
The beauty of these buildings never ceases to amaze me Peter!
Oct 05 2012 16:58 GMT elsje323
beautiful shot
Oct 05 2012 19:01 GMT sini
Wonderful place!:)
Oct 05 2012 22:23 GMT junne PRO
great photo and educational text
Oct 06 2012 01:58 GMT MargNZ
Unbelievable age and history . Beautiful image Peter :)
Oct 06 2012 02:19 GMT fhelsing PRO
An awe-inspiring sight!
Oct 06 2012 06:20 GMT senna3
Thanks everyone for the nice comments!
Oct 06 2012 06:34 GMT mbz
great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oct 06 2012 06:49 GMT senna3
Thank you Mbz.
Oct 06 2012 07:40 GMT saffi9
stunning work senna
Oct 06 2012 08:43 GMT skyball
Very picturesque peter!!!!!!.......
Oct 06 2012 08:49 GMT senna3
Thank you Dave.
Oct 06 2012 08:49 GMT senna3
Thank you Geoff.
Oct 06 2012 16:10 GMT Cronos1
A fave !
Oct 06 2012 16:59 GMT senna3
Thanks a lot Dony!

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