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Shwedagon Pagoda  
   

Shwedagon Pagoda

2,500 years old Shedagon Pagoda, which enshrines strands of Buddhas'hair and other holy relics. Located on 114 acres Singuttara Hill in Yangon and stands 110 meters. The Pagoda is covered with hundreds of gold plates and top of the stupa is encrusted with 4531 diamonds; the largest of which is a 72 carat diamond. Truly amazing and one of the wonders of the Myanmar heritage.
Yangon October 2017

October 8th 2017
Jo John picked us up at the Hotel at 9am and we set off for the day sightseeing beautiful Yangon. Swedadagon Pagoda - Truly amazing and one of the wonders of Myanmar culture. We then had a coconut water and the inside of the coconut very nice on a hot day. Reclining Buddha in downtown Yangon 65 meters long and 16 meters high, housed in a big shed North of Kandawgyi Lake completed renovation ... 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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