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Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan, Myanmar, is awash in temples and monuments, none more impressive than Shwezigon, a golden mountain of a Buddhist temple at the northern boundary of the old imperial capital. Its gold leaf covering is reapplied by hand in postage stamp-sized bits every four years. (Myanmar was formerly known as Burma.)
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