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Daemon
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Pagodas

A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves common to China, Japan, Korea, and other parts of Asia. The pagoda evolved from the Indian stupa—a dome-shaped shrine for Buddhist relics—and, like the stupa, is typically built for religious, often Buddhist, purposes. Whether octagonal, hexagonal, or square, pagodas are intended mainly as monuments and tend to have very little usable interior space. What is the "demon-arrester" that tops some pagodas? More...
MechPebbles
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Such beautiful buildings. The golden pagoda doesn't look much like a pagoda though. But the modern one at the bottom is the only ugly one.
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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 made of metal, this finial, sometimes referred to as a "demon-arrester", can function as a lightning rod.
Alexander Lo
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Some old pagodas hided great treasure beneath the bottom.
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