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Shwezigon Paya, Bagan
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Built at the end of the 11th century by the father of the Burmese nation, King Anawrahta, Shwezigon Paya represents a priceless reliquary and pilgrimage center for thousands of Buddhist devotees. The holy site enshrines a collection of sacred relics, including Buddha's collarbone, tooth, and emerald images imported from China. The cone-shaped pagoda with five terraces has endured many earthquakes and natural disasters throughout history, but it was restored several times and, until recently, reinforced with 30,000 copper plates for better protection. Head inside to witness the inscribed pillars, golden bell, shrines with Gupta-style statues of Buddha, and the hall of 37 nats (revered spirits). Beware of ticket scalpers at the entrance, as they can get pushy and distractive. A visit to Shwezigon Paya represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bagan vacation generator to plot your vacation.
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  • 據說是一座彼為靈驗的佛塔,因此使計劃到來許願和欣賞日落,可惜原來好好的天色,在我們乘E-Bike快到來的途中便變了,突然刮起了大風,還看到遠方不斷的閃電,且去到時那塔居然在整修,上不出,又害怕下大雨,那就轉了一圈便離開了,那可真是一座美麗的塔,雖然沒有陽光,但整座塔金光閃閃的,相信若遇上好天氣,必定很漂亮,無緣該塔,也沒辦法!值得一提的是,在我們駕乘電瓶車到來,放好車輛後,便有一些人跑過來,給了我...  more »
  • The Shwezigon Pagoda compound is one of the most interesting but also most underestimated site in the Bagan Archaeological Park. 
  • Words fail in the face of this debauchery and gold decoration, we made several times the turn without ever get enough of this beautiful pagoda so rich and so peaceful
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