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Pagoda - Wikipedia

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Pagodas attract lightning strikes because of their height. Many pagodas have a decorated finial at the top of the structure, and when ...

pagoda | architecture | Britannica.com

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Jan 26, 2012 ... Pagoda, a towerlike, multistory, solid or hollow structure made of stone, brick, or wood, usually associated with a Buddhist temple complex and ...

Structures of Pagodas - China.org.cn

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The structure and method of construction of a wooden pagoda are similar to .... with the traditional Chinese architecture, which always sets great store by the role  ...

Chinese pagoda - Chinese Architecture - What is a Pagoda? - Quatr ...

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In the T'ang Dynasty, around 500 AD, architects built fancier pagodas with eight sides, like the White Pagoda at Chengde or the West and East pagodas at ...

China Buddhist Architectures, Temple, Pagoda, Grottoes

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The main Buddhist architectural items include temples, pagodas and grottos. It is regarded as a great art treasure where calligraphy, sculpture and painting ...

Pagoda - New World Encyclopedia

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Architecture. Pagodas ... The pagoda form is intended primarily as a monument and has very little usable interior space. Pagodas ...

What is the Pagoda?

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The structure of the Pagodas incorporates a decorative finial at the top designed usually with ...

The Cultural Heritage of China :: The Arts :: Architecture :: Pagodas

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Chinese Pagodas are a traditional part of Chinese architecture, introduced from India along with Buddhism as protective structures for Buddhist relics. In addition  ...

Chinese architecture: The Pagoda - Infoplease

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The Pagoda In the first centuries A.D., the coming of Buddhism did not strongly affect the Chinese architectural style. Although there was.

BUDDHIST AND HINDU ARCHITECTURE - History World

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With the arrival of Buddhism in China, and subsequently Japan, the Indian architectural tradition undergoes another transformation.