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108 Stupas


Ibolya Horvath
by Hayden Opie
published on 03 September 2020
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The monument of The One Hundred and Eight Stupas in Ningxia, China, was begun during the time of the Western Xia Kingdom (1038-1227 CE) with construction continuing afterwards, and additions made at different times by succeeding states. The structure is 104 feet (31 m) tall and 177 feet (54 m) at the base, rising 12 levels from base to top and featuring 108 stupas.

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