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  Yattana Pontha

 

Myanmar

Yattana Pontha, in English referred to as the White Temple, is a Buddhist temple in Ava, i.e. present-day Inwa.

 

This small temple complex consists of a main building in the jaturamuk style, which is surrounded by a number of chinthe and houses a Buddha image; a somewhat larger zedi-style pagoda, also guarded by mythological lions...

 

  Yattana Pontha

 

  Yattana Pontha

 

... and scattered groups of smaller structures, which are all painted white.

 

The white masonry edifices also include some zedi.

See also  TRAVEL PHOTOS (1) and (2), and THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.

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  Yattana Pontha