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Itsinbyone Paya as seen from the top of Mingun Paya  
   

Itsinbyone Paya as seen from the top of Mingun Paya

Mingun

November 30th 2010
Today is our last day in Mandalay, but since the only sights we haven't seen involve giving money and entrance fees to the government, we decide to take a boat ride up the river to Mingun to see the Mingun Paya. Mingun Paya is the remnants of what was supposed to be Myanmar's largest paya ever. Unfortuantely the earthquake of 1938 cracked in parts and the construction was never completed. ... read more
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Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
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