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I did not expect such an unusual form of a pagoda which almost looked like an U.F.O.! Its special form surprised me really. I was the only tourist there, so many locals stared at me and wanted a photo with me. It has a special...More
This huge golden construction is impressive. Very very shiny when the sun reflects on the surface. It was very very slippery due to rain earlier that day. There was so many small shops around the wheel mostly local people nought things. Not so crowded.
Built in 1648, Kaunghmudaw Pagoda is a huge pagoda in the shape of a perfect hemisphere. The legend said the King was used breast of his wife as the templets of the stupa type. The enormous dome rises 46 m (151 feet) high and house...More
This pagoda is quite a different shape to many of the pagodas we saw in Myanmar. We did not go inside - it was just a photo stop to look at the outside. Some impressive Burmese lions out the front too.
We stopped off on our way from Mandalay airport to join the Pandaw at Monyma.
Its unique shape, some describe it as a woman's breast ,others like an upturned bowl, it is remarkable and different to others in Myanmar.
When it was in its original...More
This pagoda is bit off the routine tourist track. But we were happy that we came here. The place is very clean and calm. The shops inside the temple complex offer a range of local products. We purchased a big bunch of Thanaka paste and...More