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11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
An extraordinary 230-year period of religious fervor resulted in creation of ~4400 temples in Bagan. Thats about 19 temples built per year, for 230 consecutive years! The number of temples I could see

An extraordinary 230-year period of religious fervor resulted in creation of ~4400 temples in Bagan. Thats about 19 temples built per year, for 230 consecutive years! The number of temples I could see was limited only by the strength of my eyesight.

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Date Taken: 09.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2013
Photo Location: Myanmar
Copyright: © Ryan Friese