A Chinese temple in Hoi An that dates from the 17th century. (The gates & courtyard were built in 1975). It's called the 'Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation'. The Chinese dominated Vietnam's commerce, trade, & economy, for centuries. Hoi An was an international trading port, with a large Chinese community. Another view here:
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greg64g (11193) 2005-06-30 4:16
Nice place, very interesting, i like the mood and colorsn and the note you had written.
bantonbuju (51763) 2005-06-30 4:18
hi chris, an interestinh story behind this image; i like those vibrant colours, seems like red is all over that region of the world;
best wishes, jerzy
naxius (16685) 2005-06-30 4:28
Superbe Chris! So nice colors, vivid and sharp..
Indeed a nice photo..
sylvainmayer (14) 2005-06-30 4:30
I like this kind of pink colour and all the motives around the temple (especially the statue on the left). It looks like a fantasy cartoon! Too bad that this tree appears on the top-right corner, but to me it doesn't matter, this is really a nice shot!
PixelTerror (0) 2005-06-30 4:31
Beautiful little temple, I like the angle that shows well the fine architecture and the pink walls that warm well the view, great scan too !
Have a nice day,
huynt (5079) 2005-06-30 7:27
Next week I will come here. I visited this old city many time. Your shot is very nice, very Pov. thnaks
Burberry1 (6041) 2005-06-30 8:17
What a fantastic architecture U showed:)))
I like the amazing, vibrant colors and good POV.
Nice to see:o)
Very well done Chris,
sergecross (3438) 2005-06-30 9:22
Your picture is like a toy. The colors are great and the composition too. The architecture is fantastic. Well Done!
jhm (131794) 2005-06-30 10:31
The oriental culture is here unmistakable very well to see, superb architecture picture of this Chinese Temple, also a colourful image, I learn everyday!
Thanks for posting.
Fixfocus (9385) 2005-06-30 11:07
You set this little and charming temple into a clear and straight composition.I like the colors in this crisp and clear image,
banyanman (7789) 2005-06-30 11:10
Hi Chris. A straightforward and colourful compositon but it works well. Cheers . . . David
nwoehnl (122) 2005-06-30 15:05
Interesting colorful temple, Chris, well presented from the slightly diagonal angle. A baffling amount of ornate details and décor to be found in this one, very nice.
singuanti (15250) 2005-06-30 22:38
Hi Chris. I like your compo and colors a great deal. Again it's too bad about the scan quality but everything else is great. I like the sky too. Good shooting Chris.
weswang (18223) 2005-07-01 10:35
Hi Chris, I did not know that this temple has a Vietnam version. A temple with the same name has been a well known in Hanzhou because of a historical novel. A well captured picture with nice color contrast and sharpness.
elihesamian (26149) 2005-07-02 7:50
Another nice temple shot from Vietnam with Chinese style,very well captured with showing a lot of things and details around,well composed and I like it,also great real colors,too,nicely done!
joseelias (0) 2005-07-05 8:33
This is such a nice building! I really like how the green tiles fit it into the surrounding trees and bushes. The pink color brings the necessary contrast to make it stand out. For it’s age it looks in a good shape.