413. Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu
Photo by: Brett Von Holdt
Posted Date: 18th December 2009
The largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside of Tibet. Built around the 14th century.
Photo was taken with 18-55 nikon lens, Portrait. 7 photos stitched into a panorama. It almost looks like it was taken with a fisheye lens.
Boudhanath, also called Bouddhanath, Bodhnath or Baudhanath or the Khasa Caitya) is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is known as Khasti by Newars as Bauddha or Bodh-nath by modern speakers of Nepali. Located about 11 km (7 miles) from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.