This is Cité Metro Station in the Ile de la Cité area of Paris. The parisian metro is by no means the best underground system in the world, but in terms of culture, it oozes with nostalgia of the days of old.
In India relic stupas and temples came of be embellished with a myriad of Buddhist images stucco images from Nalanda. These sculptures may reference the Buddhist pure lands where a host of enlightened deities reside. #Buddhism