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Image number: S0026337

Scene of the world’s biggest book, Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay

Artist / photographer: Stephen Coyne

Caption: Scene of the world’s biggest book. It contains 729 marble slabs, each in their own pagoda, representing the 15 books of the Tripitaka (teachings of Buddha) at Kuthodaw Paya (19th Century), Mandalay.

Country: Burma

World region: Asia
Theme category: People & Culture, Art & Architecture

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: BUILDINGS: RELIGIOUS, stupa, RELGION, Buddhism, PEOPLE, monk
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© Stephen Coyne / Royal Geographical Society