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Royal Lakes, Rangoon 8815

Photograph of the Royal Lake in Dalhousie Park at
Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar), taken by Philip Adolphe Klier in
the 1890s. This view looks westwards across the lake towards the
Shwe Dagon Paya on the skyline. The most sacred Buddhist monument
of the Burmese, this celebrated gilded stupa is visible from all
over Rangoon due to its elevated position on the summit of
Singuttara Hill. Dalhousie …