Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda

Buddhist inscriptions in the world's largest book on 700 marble stones

Location: 

62nd St, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Duration: 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Kuthodaw Pagoda: home of the world's largest book!
  2. Inscriptions: over 700 stone slabs with Buddhist scriptures
  3. Thanaka: natural sunscreen made from ground bark
  4. UNESCO: proposed in 2013 for its importance to Asia
  5. My visit: walking through the book without knowing it

Image sources

  1. Golden Kuthodaw Stupa
  2. Tourists at the entrance
  3. Sunset over the pagoda
  4. Alley of Buddhist books
  5. One of many inscriptions

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