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Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha, Bago
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See the huge statue of Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha, which lies in the open with no temple or pagoda surrounding it. According to local legend, every time they wanted to construct a building over the statue, a storm brewed, preventing their efforts. Built in 2001, the statue reaches an incredible 82 m (269 ft) long. Stand next to the divine statue of the huge Buddha for a great photo opportunity, then move a bit further back to capture the whole monument in one shot. Put Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha and other Bago attractions into our Bago vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Impressive and well restored, i find it one of the most interesting thing to visit in bago. Easy to find, i suggest you to rent a motor bike o ask help to locals, with few dollars you can help them an...  more »
  • During my 2 week holiday in Yangon from 22/06/16 my close friend named Smith suggested I visit the MYA THA LYAUNG RECLINING BUDDHA. Therefore with my friend Smith we set out for the long drive from Ce...  more »
  • In Bago, almost at the same place, you have two reclining Buddhas, one inside a hall and this one outside. They are both impressive and by all means worth a visit and for sure a nice view.