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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Finding My Inner Buddha!

One of the corridors from the Maha Muni Pagoda in Mandalay, leads to marble cutters quarters where alabaster statues of all sizes are being carved by the roadside. The marble carvers in Sagyin (which roughly translates as marble) can be seen carving their statues.

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Date Taken: 12.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Mandalay, Myanmar
Copyright: © Rajani Ramanathan