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  • The mere gateway was of the size of a palace in itself, rising pagoda-like, in many retreating stories, each story fringed with tile-roofing.

    Chapter 15

  • At the same time, it finds itself in competition with the winsome pagoda-like vernacular of C.Y. Lee's Taipei101, in Taiwan.

    Heights of Fancy

  • In constructing a Himalayan-inspired center high windows with flared borders, a pagoda-like roof and transoms of protruding timbers its founder hoped to foster an understanding of Tibetan culture and religion.

    Tibet on Staten Island

  • A traditional Keralan granary house (carved wood, a wraparound verandah, a pagoda-like tiled roof), provides three guest rooms (two are air-conditioned); and the food is fresh, homely and plentiful.

    Ten top homestays in India

  • Weathering of joints in the limestone and bands of ironstone produce pinnacles and pagoda-like forms.

    Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia

  • The old Bank of China headquarters on the Bund has traditional Chinese window-lattices running up the facade and a tiled pagoda-like roof.

    Shanghai, Built for the Machine Age

  • The building uses traditional Chinese window-lattices up its high-rise facade, and is topped with a tiled pagoda-like roof.

    Forever Art Deco

  • By 1618, a part of Hoi An became a Japanese district -- the Chua Cau or Japanese Bridge, as it's more widely known, a 12 meter-long, pagoda-like structure that spans a stream, is a relic of those days.

    Cao Lau

  • Today is Buddha's Birthday and the waft of joss sticks hangs close to a life-size brass representation of the deity underneath an ornate pagoda-like gate known as the Friendship Arch in the middle of the shopping area.

    Foreign Places

  • Mozambique at a well-stocked supermarket near Mugabe's Chinese-built, pagoda-like mansion in Harare's Borrowdale suburb.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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