Christopher O’Grady
Architectural & Interior Photographer based in Singapore and Serving Southeast Asia and China

Temple

Virtual Tour of Shwethalyaung Buddha in Bago, Myanmar

Virtual Tour of Shwethalyaung Buddha in Bago, Myanmar

Virtual Tour for Shwethalyaung Buddha in which is located in the Shwethar lyaung Pagoda in Bago, Myanmar. It is 55 metres long and 16 meters high and is the second largest buddha in the world. The steel pavilion was built in 1906 to preserve the buddha from the effects of the weather. It was said to be built in 994 during the rule of Mon King Migadepa but fell into ruin and was forgotten and lost to the jungle. The Buddha was found by an Indian contractor while constructing a railway during...

Virtual Tour Singapore – Leong San See Temple

Virtual Tour Singapore – Leong San See Temple

360 virtual tour I created in Singapore of Leong San See Temple. This temple is about a 5 minute walk from my apartment and it's not one that is suggested in any tourist guides. What's great is that they don't have any problems with photography in temples here. It's best to use a tripod when I create virtual tours so it's nice to have the freedom to use it. It's best to go in the middle of the afternoon but you always find random people coming in to pray at all times of the day. I try my best...

Virtual Tour – Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple

Virtual Tour – Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple

360 Interactive Virtual Tour of the Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple in Little India, Singapore. Also known as The Temple of a Thousand Lights it is one of the most prominent and widely visited Buddhist temples in Singapore, The Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is often referred to as the Temple of 1,000 Lights. Founded in 1927 by a Thai monk called Vutthisara, you’ll notice the strong Thai influences in the architecture and décor. Walk into the temple and you’ll immediately notice the majestic...