First visit the main, gilded, stupa/zedi/pagoda, which has a beautiful patterned and gilded interior leading to a central shrine which contans an alleged hair of the Buddha. Then walk over to the temple of the Royal Palace Bronze Buddha, which was taken to London and exhibited at the V&A Museum on the British annexation in 1886, and returned to Burma in 1951, after independence. A very beautiful statue. Next walk across the bridge over the adjacent ponds; the ponds themselves are quite murky, but they contain dozens and dozens of terrapins, most around a foot across, but just occasionally you get glimpses of real monsters, maybe three feet across. There are also some enormous catfish. If you want to improve your karma you can buy a small catfish to "release" into the pond, although I suspect that most of such released catfish may well end up as snacks for the terrapins!
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