Some pagoda in Myanmar you should visit

Some pagoda in Myanmar you should visit

Shwedagon Pagoda
Myanmar (Burma) is among the nations that are very famous about ancient temples around the world. The features of the temples in Myanmar, in particular in Yangon, where there are a lot of wonderful temples and pagodas, are attracting a large number of travelers.

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If travelers visit Myanmar, Yangon is absolutely a must-to-see destination to satisfy your curiosity about the magnificent 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 center as well. However, the beauty of ancient temples makes the feature for Yangon and attracts travelers from all around the world coming here continuously. Now, we discover temples in Yangon together!

The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

You probably do not know, The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous seated image of the Buddha.

The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda in Myanmar

The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda in Myanmar

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 usually 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 emerging from the painting. A large bell hanging down from the pavilion’s ceiling is held by a Naga snake, a mythological animal with the benefit to protect Buddhism. The next, other structures on the grounds include several smaller pagodas and the Kuti, the monks living quarters.

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Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

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. Actually, Its warm, golden glow and its intricately encrusted dome and stupa will leave you absolutely gobsmacked.

Banano pagoda

On the left bank of the Irrawaddy River are hundreds of Buddhist temples scattered around the area. Bagan is the former capital of Myanmar and was once one of the most important centers of Buddhism. The high towers, bell-shaped dome are characteristic of Buddhist architecture in the area. The top of the tower represents a sacred mountain and a place to preserve the relics.

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