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Chinese temple
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Copyright: Tsilla Nahari (tnahari) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1381 W: 259 N: 4365] (26007)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-02-11
Categories: Architecture, Artwork
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-10-27 4:38
Viewed: 1408
Points: 2
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Chinese temple in Vietnam

The ancient town of Hoi An, 30 km south of Danang, lies on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Occupied by early western traders, Hoi An was one of the major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century.

Hoi An has a distinct Chinese atmosphere with low, tile-roofed houses and narrow streets; the original structure of some of these streets still remains almost intact. All the houses were made of rare wood, decorated with lacquered boards and panels engraved with Chinese characters. Pillars were also carved with ornamental designs

Hoi An is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Chinese architectures are beautiful and very ornate as well as colorful. Nicely captured with good lighting and dof with nice details. Well done, tfs.

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