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Address: Mandalay, Myanmar
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The Kuthodaw Paya houses "the world's largest book", 729 marble...

The Kuthodaw Paya houses "the world's largest book", 729 marble slabs of Buddhist scriptures.

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a must to vist

if you are in Mandalay you had to visit this Pagoda because is a place that you can not find anywhere around the world.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you are in Mandalay you had to visit this Pagoda because is a place that you can not find anywhere around the world.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before reaching Mandalay I did not know that there exists a Pagoda which has complete Text of Tripitaka on stone slabs. King Mindon, the builder of Mandalay built this beautiful Pagoda, which is a UNESCO cultural site. This was built between 1860-1868 and is one of the most wonderful cultural heritage of the world. Apart from a beautiful statue of... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must see place for tourist and foreign travelers going to Mandalay. With its wide range of ancient civilization in Myanmar, Mandalay King period where education is far advance during those time..

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another impressive site that took years to create and is well maintained. An extremely sacred site for any person who is of the Buddhist religion.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited as part of a tour group. This is a very pretty pagoda, several couples were having wedding pictures taken. The couple in the pale pink outfits looked gorgeous, our guide told us these would have cost thousands of $'s. The pages from the book are actually large stone slabs engraved with the teachings of Buddha. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to take pictures, go there in the late afternoon! This beatiful "Book" gives you fantastic opportunities to take pictures of locas framed in by beautiful white architecture! One of the most peaceful Pagodas in town.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When they told me we were going to see the worlds largest book I did not expect this. I expected standard type of book. It is an incredible sight. It was very clean and easy to navigate. The site is used a lot for wedding photos and we saw both a white wedding and a beautiful traditional wedding

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

knowing the history of why this set of stupas was built, to house the largest "library" of spiritual writings, lends an appreciation for the beauty of the many white "sepulchres" of knowledge

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was dark and i was tired and tried to avoid this. luckily my tour guide insisted and this was truly a highlight. deserves the UNESCO rating

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pagoda was only partially finished and it has subsequently been severely damaged by earthquakes - overall interesting but a lower priority than other magnificent pagodas we have visited The bell was impressive - weighs 90 tons - and was built for the pagoda that was never finished You can climb inside the bell - probably a first for me... More 

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