Discovering temples in Yangon

Discovering temples in Yangon

Shwedagon Pagoda
Myanmar is among the nations that are very famous about ancient temples around the world. The features of the temples here, in particular in Yangon, where there are a lot of wonderful temples and pagodas, are attracting a large number of travelers. If travelers come in Myanmar, Yangon is absolutely a must-to-see destination to satisfy your curiosity about the magnificient beauty of the temples here. The truth that Yangon is the capital of the Yangon Region of Myanmar, and also known as Burma. Yangon is Myanmar’s largest city and its most important commercial centre as well. However, the beauty of ancient temples makes the feature for Yangon and atracts travelers from all around world coming here continuously. Now, we discover temples in Yangon together! To get more information, you can click: Tours in Myanmar

The ancient beauty of temples in Yangon

The ancient beauty of temples in Yangon- source: internet

Chauk-htat-gyi Buddha Temple

Chaukhtatgyi Temple in Myanmar’s capital city Yangon is known as one of the biggest and most graceful Reclining Buddha statues in South East Asia. The giant Reclining Buddha at Chaukhtatgyi Temple will make you feel so surprised and admired about its sheer size and presence of the Chaukhautree’s Reclining Buddha to be breathtaking. In deatail, The Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous 65 meters long 16 and meters high. The Reclining Buddha image is decorated with extremely expressive colors, white face, red lips, blue eye shadow, golden robe and red finger nails. Buddhist people highly respect to the Reclining Buddha by burning incense sticks and offering flowers.

 The Giant Reclining Buddha Of Yangon

The Giant Reclining Buddha Of Yangon- source: internet

Shwedagon pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda is the most popular and well-known pagoda with travelers when they come to Yangon. The pagoda is one of the main destinations for traveling in Myanmar. It is located at No.1. Shwedagon Pagoda Road, Dagon Township, in Yangon. There are figures of elephants crouching and men kneeling, and pedestals for offerings all around the base of the Pagoda. Moreover, in front of the 72 shrines surrounding the base of the Pagoda, so you will find out several places images of lions, serpents, ogres, yogis, spirits or Wathundari. The huge 110-meter tall gilded pagoda lying to the west of the Kandagyi Lake on Singuttara Hill, dominates the city skyline. Actaully, Its warm, golden glow and its intricately encrusted dome and stupa will leave you absolutely gobsmacked. Indochina travel agency

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda- source: internet

Nga-htat-gyi Buddha Temple

You know, The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous seated image of the Buddha. Built in 1900 and seated on a pedestal with the back towards an ornately carved wooden screen, the pagoda is the very large white Nga Htat Gyi image in Royal regalia wearing a golden robe. The Nga Htat Gyi Buddha image in the Bhumisparsha mudra of is ausually calling “Calling the Earth to witness”. There is a painting of the Buddha with a long line of followers dressed in red robes on a pavilion’s wall. At the right end of the picture a number of statues of disciples seem to be emergeing from the painting. A large bell hanging down from the pavilion’s ceiling is held by a Naga snake, a mythological animal with the belift to protect Buddhism. Besides, other structures on the grounds include several smaller pagodas and the kuti, the monks living quarters.

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda- source: internet

Besides, ome others such as Kaba Aye Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Botataung Pagoda,… are really good temples so as to travel to and find out in interest.

Myanmar is among countries where are the home of religions. So, traveling to Myanmar easspecially in Yangon become a desire with so many people. You should remember that no trip to Myanmar is complete without a travel to the legendary famous temples in Yangon mentioned above. Hopfully you have a good trip there!

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