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The Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the monuments of the world-famous Kathmandu Valley (World Heritage Site) and one of the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is also known as the «Monkey Temple», after the large tribe of monkeys that guards the area and amuses visitors and devotees.
Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Asia

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 155 mm, 1/500 sec at f/ 4.5, ISO 400
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  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrarialmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful photography Konstantinos! Love the expression! :)

  • Thanks a lot Vicki! Cheers, Kon

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunalmost 5 years ago

    Lovely expression and pose Kon great capture

  • Thank you Trudi! Cheers, Kon

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • George Woodcock
    George Woodcockover 4 years ago

    great shot, great expression….

  • Thanks a lot George!

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  • Cat2be
    Cat2beover 4 years ago

    This is stunning. Wow, what a great capture.

  • Many thanks Kimba!

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  • Patty Boyte
    Patty Boyteover 4 years ago


  • Thanks a lot Patty, much appreciated!

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    Susanne Correaover 4 years ago

  • Thanks a lot the people who vote! Thanks Susanne.

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    Audrey Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks Audrey!

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    Ian Stevensonabout 4 years ago

  • Many thanks Ian, much appreciated!

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  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful portrait. Congratulations on your feature. Agnes xx

  • Thanks a lot Agnes!

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  • Jaclyn Hughes
    Jaclyn Hughesalmost 4 years ago

  • It’s my pleasure Jaclyn!

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