|The decorative brass-work hanging from the lower roof, before it was cleaned. The dirt was accumulated over decades, primarily from pigeon droppings and exposure to the elements.|
|The metal surface is coated with citrus juice and left alone for a few days until the natural acid eats away all the filth, without causing any damage to the metal.|
|The brilliant, shining gold-plated surface is suddenly exposed for all humanity to appreciate after a simple hosing down with water.|
|The left section is yet to be cleaned, whereas the right section glitters after a few days’ work by one person.|
|Bamboo scaffolding put up for the cleaning work.|
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