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Sule Pagoda
Myanmar (Burma), Yangon (Rangoon), March 2012

The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon. According to legend, it was built before the Shwe Dagon pagoda during the time of the Buddha, making it more than 2,500 years old. Burmese legend states that the site for the Shwe Dagon pagoda was asked to be revealed from an old nat who resided at the place where the Sule Pagoda now stands.

The Sule Pagoda has been the focal point of both Yangon and Burmese politics. It has served as a rallying point in both the 1988 uprisings and 2007 Saffron Revolution.

The pagoda is listed on the Yangon City Heritage List.
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Apr 01 2012 07:39 GMT Annamaria
Stunning architecture! I like the way you always inform us about the pictures...;-)
Apr 01 2012 07:48 GMT Lie
Ohhhh, you've made a wonderfull trip again....
Great tempel...
Apr 01 2012 07:53 GMT senna3
Thank you Anna-Maria.
Apr 01 2012 07:54 GMT senna3
Thank you Lie.
Apr 01 2012 08:05 GMT Squirrel PRO
BEAUTIFUL ARCHITECTURE AND SHOT >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Apr 01 2012 08:18 GMT senna3
Thank you Ander.
Apr 01 2012 09:05 GMT happysnaper
Excellent shot Peter.
Apr 01 2012 09:15 GMT senna3
Thank you Tony.
Apr 01 2012 09:27 GMT sunrise99
great shot, lovely pagoda!
Apr 01 2012 09:29 GMT junne PRO
you open the window to an other world
Apr 01 2012 09:54 GMT Midworlder PRO
Fascinating history, thanks for sharing
Apr 01 2012 10:06 GMT senna3
Thank you Sunrise.
Apr 01 2012 10:06 GMT senna3
Thank you Gunter.
Apr 01 2012 10:06 GMT senna3
Thank you Roger.
Apr 01 2012 11:33 GMT elsje323
beautiful architecture
Apr 01 2012 11:38 GMT senna3
Thank you Ida.
Apr 01 2012 11:59 GMT clintonfolks
wonderful photo.!
Apr 01 2012 12:00 GMT senna3
Thank you Dave.
Apr 01 2012 12:07 GMT linnywv PRO
It always amazes me that these structures can look so beautiful after thousands of years. A gorgeous shot Peter!
Apr 01 2012 13:15 GMT hallo
Very nice delicate work!
Apr 01 2012 13:34 GMT martini957
Amazing what man can build...very interesting
Apr 01 2012 13:56 GMT sini
Wonderful details!:)
Apr 01 2012 14:17 GMT Lalbabu
A fascinating view great sky background too!!!!!
Apr 01 2012 16:04 GMT bandsix
Wonderful shot...and good information, too...I am so glad you had a good holiday, and it's nice that you are back!
Apr 02 2012 04:45 GMT senna3
Thanks all for the nice comments!