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Le village d’In Dein, au bord du lac Inle, est célèbre pour les mille stupas de la pagode d’Alaungsitthou, construits depuis le XIème siècle et surtout aux XVIIème et XVIIIème siècles
Victimes de pillages au cours des siècles, ils sont peu à peu restaurés par les riches birmans, qui ont le privilège de laisser trace de leur donation au pied des stupas

The village of In Dein, close to the banks of Inle lake, is famous for the 1000 stupas of Alaungsitthou pagoda, built since 11th century and more intensively in 17th and 18th centuries
Victims of numerous pillages, they are progressively restored by rich Burmese people who have the privilege to leave track of their donation at the feet of stupas

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Additional Photos by Patrick HUBERT (yquem46) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1957 W: 5 N: 4846] (38118)
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