Tuesday Photo Challenge: Decay

One of Myanmar’s most spectacular sights, Kakku is a huge collection of 2,478 stupas which are believed to have been commissioned as far back as 2,00 years ago with some dating the site back to the 3rd Century BC and credit it as being founded by the Indian Emperor Ashoka. The original pagoda collection was extended by King Alaungsithu in the 12th Century when he reigned over Bagan and many more were added in the 17th and 18th Centuries.

Recently, Kakku Pogodas have suffered destruction from extreme weather and earthquakes.

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Decay

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