Photographer's Note

The Central Khurul "Golden Abode of the Buddha Shakyamuni" or simply Golden Temple in Elista, the capital city of Kalmykia, is one of the biggest Buddhist temples in Europe.

The walls of the corner projecting parts of the temple are not vertical, but slightly splayed according to the architectural design.

GPS coordinates: 46.309749 Lat, 44.282259 Long, 126 m

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Additional Photos by Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1978 W: 47 N: 4467] (16602)
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