Gold leaf and sacred monuments: the gilded interior of the the Botataung Pagoda in Burma, October 2015

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Gold leaf and sacred monuments: the gilded interior of the the Botataung Pagoda in Burma, October 2015
The interior of the Botataung Pagoda, in Burma, is lined with gold leaf and contains an altar displaying a hair of the Buddha.

The interior of the Botataung Pagoda, in Burma, is lined with gold leaf and contains an altar displaying a hair of the Buddha.