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“Lord of the world,” Buddhists of the Bamiyan Valley called this 175-foot statue of the Perfect One. — National Geographic, 1968. (Destroyed by the Taliban in 2001).

Buddhist Monks on U Bein’s Bridge – Mandalay, Burma. The bridge is constructed entirely of teak and is reputed to be the longest wooden bridge in the world. It is located just outside the large city of Mandalay in Central Burma. A Buddhist Monstery is situated at the foot of the bridge.

Leshan Giant Buddha in Leshan, China. Largest carved stone Buddha in the world and tallest pre-modern statue in the world.