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Hundreds of Buddhist monks and devotees celebrate Vesak Day

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Hundreds of Buddhist monks and devotees celebrate Vesak Day in ancient Borobudur temple which is decorated with 72 Buddha statues in Magelang, Central Java province, on Thursday.

The crescent moon rises behind two statues on the Milan's gothic cathedral known as the Duomo, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

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The crescent moon rises behind two statues on Milan’s gothic cathedral known as the Duomo

People cross the medieval Charles Bridge as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Lined with Baroque statues the Charles Bridge dates back to the 14th century. Its unique beauty draws millions of visitors every year.

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People cross the medieval Charles Bridge, lined with baroque statues, as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic, on Thursday