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Myanmar’s new capital emerged from a remote jungle in 2005. The town accommodates the presidential palace, a huge parliament complex, a replica of the Shwedagon pagoda as well as a zoo. But people are reluctant to settle down in a city they consider characterless.

(2013 - 2016)

NAYPYITAW,  A CAPITAL IN QUEST OF A SOUL

thierry falise

Photo-journalist, author