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  sand pagodas

 

Myanmar

As in Thailand (fig.), the people of Myanmar also practice the building of sand pagodas, a kind of folk amusement reminiscent of sand castles on a beach. Here, on the east bank of the Irrawaddy River (fig.) near Bagan, the stupas represent replicas of existing structures.

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