Sanda Muni Paya

Sanda Muni Paya, Mandalay

Sanda Muni Paya
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Louise C
Dublin, Ireland141 contributions
World's largest book
Nov 2019
This place is amazing but please be careful We saw a lot of dried blood and people who had cut their feet.

We got some great pictures here. it was amazing to see and respect and all the mini pagodas or pages within. Do not miss this in Mandalay
Written September 28, 2020
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KodoDrummer
Yekaterinburg, Russia63,904 contributions
Spectacular Buddhist stupa
Feb 2020
Built in or about 1874 under King Mindon Min as a memorial honouring his younger brother, Kanaung Mintha, who was assassinated in 1866. One large golden pagoda, and a field of smaller white-washed pagodas. Well maintained grounds and gardens.
Written May 9, 2020
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Cherry
Mandalay, Myanmar29 contributions
Sanda Muni Pagoda
Jan 2020
Sanda Muni pagoda's style look like Kuthodaw Pagoda's style. You will see , there are many white temples for stone slabs. It was built by Hermit U Khani, like the World's largest book.All of the stone slabs are 758. These stone slabs are more than the largest book. But it is just copy of the largest book and it is also new one.
Written March 10, 2020
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Shreya Saha
Phitsanulok, Thailand939 contributions
Interesting Pagoda in Mandalay
Mar 2019
The Sandamuni pagoda in Mandalay is known for its large golden zedi, its hundreds of shrines containing inscribed marble slabs and the largest iron Buddha image in Burma, the Sandamani, after which it is named. I loved the place.
Written February 20, 2020
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ron d
Caloundra, Australia559 contributions
The world’s largest book
Feb 2020
The Sandamuni pagoda in Mandalay supersedes the Kuthodaw pagoda as the world’s largest book. Like the nearby Kuthodaw pagoda, each ‘page’ is a marble slab about 170 x 110 cm, inscribed with instructions on how a Buddhist should lead a moral life. Each slab is housed in its own temple or shrine. There are 1774 of them arranged in a grid around a central stupa. It is an impressive sight.
Written February 13, 2020
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Kevin S
Pontypridd, UK4,154 contributions
Worth a short visit
Jan 2020
Opposite Kuthodaw pagoda in similar style with many white pagodas dotted around the main pagoda. What is particular about this pagoda is the massive cast iron gold coloured Buddha reputed to weigh 18,000 kilos. Personally I preferred the exterior many white pagodas.
Written February 7, 2020
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Jason S
Melbourne, Australia1,282 contributions
Great to visit with half the crowds
Dec 2019 • Solo
This was one of my favourite pagodas to visit while in Mandalay, it was also full of white stupas like the pagoda with the largest book (sorry name eludes me it starts with a k).

Good thing about visiting this one is you get half the crowds which makes it a little more enjoyable.

Looking through my photos after visiting most of the temples in mandalay sands Muni ones looked the best.
Written December 25, 2019
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ankyfire
Shanghai, China578 contributions
Worth seeing!
Feb 2019 • Solo
The place is not very crowded, and it is close to Mandalay palace and other interesting places, like Kurhodaw pagoda and Shwenandaw monastery. The view of so many white pagodas is amazing, just remember to bring sunglasses, as the view is quite literally blinding!
Written December 22, 2019
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Kengky
Penang, Malaysia58 contributions
It was just OK
Nov 2019
A walking distance away from Kuthodaw Pagoda and the place wasn't crowded. Didn't spend too much time there as the pagoda was under restoration when I visited. It would be beautiful once it is done. Be sure to take off your shoes and dress appropriately.
Written December 5, 2019
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KatiekinsMDY
Mandalay, Myanmar47 contributions
Stunning often overlooked paya
Nov 2019 • Solo
Beautiful paya ‘hidden’ behind Guthawraw paya. Often empty of very few people as most visit Guthawraw which is right behind it.
Lots of places for the perfect photo.
Highly recommended.
Written November 16, 2019
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