Byker Wall

Click here to search this collection:


Images 1-19 of 19 displayed.

2500.01.01 
 Interior of the Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure sacred spire pinnacle cone conical bell shaped ornate ornately decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt gilded oriental orient Far East south architecture art grand imposing magnificent
2500.01.02 
 Base of the main stupa Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility blue sky hot day Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure sacred spire pinnacle cone conical bell shaped ornate ornately ornamented decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt oriental orient Far East south architecture art grand imposing magnificent pointing upward heavenward soaring
2500.01.03 
 Shrines at the base of the main stupa Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure sacred spire pinnacle cone conical bell shaped ornate ornately ornamented decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt oriental orient Far East south architecture art grand imposing magnificent
2500.01.04 
 Interior of the Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure sacred spire pinnacle stupa pyramidal cone conical pointed bell shaped ornate ornately ornamented decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt oriental orient Far East south architecture art grand imposing magnificent pointing upward heavenward soaring numerous many several
2500.01.05 
 Shrines at the base of the main stupa Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism Buddha temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure sacred spire pinnacle cone conical bell shaped stupa ornate ornately ornamented decorated people stone lion statue floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt gilded oriental Far East orient south architecture art grand imposing many several numerous
2500.01.06 
 Interior of the Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility blue sky hot day cumulus clouds Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure sacred place spire pinnacle pyramidal tiered ornate ornately ornamented decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt oriental orient Far East south architecture art grand imposing many several soaring
2500.01.08 
 Shrine in the Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism Buddha statue effigy sculpture figure temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure sacred ornate ornately ornamented decorated people woman person kneeling stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt gilded oriental orient architecture art Far East south architecture art grand imposing
2500.01.09 
 Interior of the Swedagon Pagoda complex Rangoon Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Situated on top of Singuttara Hill in the Pegu range north of Rangoon The richly gilded main stupa is 2 480 years old and 320 ft 98 m high The complex contains 68 smaller pagodas and numerous shrines on the 1420 ft 433 m platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure sacred place spire pinnacle cone conical bell shaped ornamented ornate ornately decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt oriental orient Far East south architecture art grand imposing soaring pointing pointed upward heavenward many several dozen
2510.01.01 
 Carved wooden wall Shwenandaw Buddhist monastery Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Exhibiting some fine mid 19 th century wood carving Burma Burmese Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure sacred place spire pinnacle ornate ornately decorated floor magnificent splendid superb oriental orient Far East south architecture art sculpture relief calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility hot day
2510.01.02 
 Atumashi Kyaung Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Atumashi Kyaung meaning Incomparable Monastery Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building wooden structure sacred place spire pinnacle ornate ornately decorated people stone floor magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale oriental orient Far East south east architecture art sculpture relief calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility hot day seen over water scene mirror like reflection
2510.01.03 
 Ornately decorated stupa Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Possibly the Shwe Kyi Myint Pagoda in central Mandalay built by King Monshinsaw 1114 to 1167 Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure shrine sacred place spire pinnacle ornate sculpted carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf precious stones oriental orient Far East south architecture art platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day high soaring upward grand imposing
2510.01.05 
 Heavy gilded spire of a temple complex Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure shrine sacred place pinnacle ornate sculpted carved stone leaf whitewashed magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly oriental orient Far East south east architecture art calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day high soaring upward grand imposing
2510.01.07 
 Main stupa of the Kuthodaw Pagoda Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Modelled after the Shwezigon Pagoda at Pagan and built by King Mindon in 1857 Kuthodaw means Royal Bounty The temple is also known as Maha Lawka Marazein Pagoda The carved gryphon like carved bird figures are atop the columns supporting the pagoda bell Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure shrine sacred place spire pinnacle ornate ornately decorated sculpted carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf precious stones oriental orient Far East south east architecture art platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day high soaring upward grand imposing
2510.01.08 
 Main stupa of the Kuthodaw Pagoda Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Modelled after the Shwezigon Pagoda at Pagan and built by King Mindon in 1857 Kuthodaw means Royal Bounty The temple is also known as Maha Lawka Marazein Pagoda Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual ancient building structure shrine sacred place spire pinnacle ornate ornately decorated sculpted carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf precious stones oriental orient Far East south architecture art platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day high soaring upward terrace grand imposing
2510.01.09 
 Group of stupas at the base of Mandalay Hill Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure shrine sacred place spire pinnacle ornate ornately decorated stupa sculpted carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf precious stones oriental orient Far East south architecture art platform calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility clear blue sky hot day high soaring upward cone conical spire
2510.01.10 
 Shweyattaw Buddha Mandalay Hill above Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Apparently pointing to where the former palace grounds lie below Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure shrine sacred place ornate ornately decorated sculpture sculpted carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf oriental orient Far East south architecture art calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility high tall large big standing figure giant indicating grand imposing
2510.01.11 
 Connecting covered walk in a temple Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure shrine sacred ornate ornately decorated sculpted carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale oriental orient Far East south architecture art calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility
2510.01.13 
 Marble statue of Buddha Kyautawgyi Pagoda Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Modelled on the Ananda Pagoda at Pagan and built by King Mindon The huge figure is carved from a single block of marble that apparently was so large that it took 10000 men 13 days to transport it from the canal to the pagoda site Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure shrine sacred ornate ornately decorated sculpted stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf oriental orient Far East south architecture art calm inner peace peaceful serene serenity quiet tranquil tranquility high tall large big sitting seated figure giant huge massive rock interior grand imposing
2510.01.14 
 Statue of Buddha Mahamumi Pagoda Mandalay Myanmar Asia 
 Keywords: Also known as the Arakan Pagoda on account of the fact that the Buddha figure was brought from Mrohaung once the capital of Arakan by King Bodawpaya in 1784 It is cast in metal but has been so lavished gilded that its outline has become irregular It is 12 ft 6 in 3 81 m high Burma Burmese Buddhist Buddhism temple place of worship religion religious spiritual old ancient building structure shrine sacred ornate ornately decorated sculpted sculpture carved stone magnificent splendid superb amazing fantastic beautiful fairy tale gold golden gilt richly gilded leaf oriental orient Far East south architecture art calm inner peace peaceful quiet tranquil tranquility high tall large big sitting seated figure giant interior worshiper

Images 1-19 of 19 displayed.