12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
In awe of the sacred Swedagon Pagoda, adorned with 4351 diamonds atop

A rarity it is to witness Myanmar's sacred place of worship in solitude. It was a beautiful rainy day and I had the place almost all to myself.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Quynh-Le Nguyen