But Thap Pagoda--page 3 (of five pages)

17th century




Courtyard with the Accumulated Good Deeds Sanctum to the far left

 
 
 
The Accumulated Good Deeds Sanctum building shelters a colossal wooden octagonal stupa called Nine-layer Lotus Stupa. When turned on its vertical axis, the wooden construction forms a giant prayer wheel. See the red structure behind the statues.
 
 


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