Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

enormous white marble Buddha, decorated with golden ornaments

Location: 

Mandalay Hill St, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Duration: 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Kyauktawgyi Pagoda: Known as the Great Marble Image
  2. Construction: built by King Mindon Min, finished in 1878
  3. Buddha: carved out of one single block of pale green marble
  4. Quarry: transported by over 10,000 men to Mandalay
  5. My trip: stunned by so much gold in my first Burmese temple

Image sources

  1. Entrance to the pagoda
  2. Selfie in front of the pagoda
  3. Green Spiritual Statue
  4. Columns corridor
  5. Golden Buddha Statue

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