A small stupa with eyes stood and looked around the courtyard

Small stupa with eyes

Shot in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal

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A small stupa stood in the corner of a courtyard surrounded by apartments. A small umbrella was on the top of it. And the eyes were drawn on each side. It is said the eyes on stupas like these are drawn to look out at the world.

In and around Kathmandu, it is not uncommon to see courtyards surrounded by buildings. This structure is a traditional Newari style and the courtyard built in the center is called 'Chok' in the local language.

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PHOTO DATA

No

7931

Shooting Date

Jul 2009

Posted On

September 29, 2013

Modified On

March 11, 2020

Place

Kathmandu, Nepal

Genre

Architectural Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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