Putuo Zongchengzhi Temple is located to the north of Mountain Resort of Chengde. It is the biggest and the most magnificent building in Eight Outer Temples. Built in 1767 imitating the style of the Potala Palace, the temple is also named 'little Potala Palace'. For another reason that 'Putuo Zongchengzhi' is a Tibetan language meaning 'Potala Palace' in Chinese. The halls and pavilions in it were designed to naturally strew on hillside according to the hypsography. The Big Red Platform is the principle construction of the temple. The platform and the three halls on it are all with the copper gold tiles roof.
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smarcell (19963) 2007-12-05 7:36
Great pattern of windows on this wall.
I like it a lot. Very good eye to spot it.
cak (4915) 2007-12-05 9:27
a clear and geometric photo. thank u
zmey (7335) 2007-12-05 13:23
interesting, repeating window patterns interrupted by the stairway. good focus on the subject (the characte of the building) in your composition.
brandstaetter (15915) 2007-12-05 14:15
a wonderful architectural close up. Good play with light and shadows.
Mrfish33 (56) 2008-09-19 1:14
This, along with your many other Chengde pictures, is a fantastic architectural shot. Superb color, contrast, composition.
- Copyright: amos na (anadai) (2673)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-12-02
- Categories: Nature, Artwork
- Camera: Nikon D 70s, Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED-IF AF-S V
- Exposure: f/11, 1/500 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2007-12-05 7:31