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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Mingun Temple

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.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2019
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Sagaing, Myanmar, Myanmar
Camera: L1D-20c
Copyright: © Zay Yar Lin
Awards
Photo of the Day: 07.08.19
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