17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Construction began on this gigantic Buddhist stupa, known as Mingun Pahtodawgyi, in 1790. The structure was never completed and has suffered considerable earthquake damage since. It is located at Mingun on the north bank of Irrawaddy River, near Mandalay.
||Sagaing, Myanmar, Myanmar
||© Zay Yar Lin
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