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Shwethalyaung Buddha, Bago

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Once overgrown with jungle, Shwethalyaung Buddha now lies intricately decorated with mosaics 54 m (180 ft) high-- easily one of the largest reclining Buddha statues in Myanmar. Admire the design, or learn about the history of how the Buddha was built from the ten murals behind the large statue. Look out for numerous vendors selling souvenirs and other trinkets nearby. By using our Bago family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Shwethalyaung Buddha and other attractions in Bago.
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  • I went to look at that "harp of Burma" became a huge sleeping Buddha in Bago. Sleeping Buddha with 55 m of sleeping Buddha statue is seen in other countries, but very large, also fit the camera barely did. Sleeping Buddha statue protected indoors, walking barefoot was. Many local people, students will find excursions? Visited. Sleeping Buddha behind the statue in the picture depicted the Buddhist teachings, is interesting. There are lots of stalls and souvenirs are available for purchase. Was no restroom was 200 K, but not beautiful.
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  • Chowdtergy pagoda in Yangon and about the same size said. Is certainly the same as very large, solid wall painting become a Buddhist devotee of the old dynasty and the birth of the Buddha depicted on the back of recling Buddha image here, and that was very appealing to. Soles are painted is a superb appointment.
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  • Is that originally was built in the 10th century, but I think it's so shiny and repaired many times. Buddha who's face is handsome like contemporary. Besides, even smiles are smiling. Buddha in Japan who tend to picture makes you feel the thoughtfulness is a Concierge would.
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  • The beautiful reclining buddha in Bago!
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  • This is one of the highlights of a trip to Bago and definitely worth a stop. The story behind it will have you believe it was built a very long time ago... you can make up your own mind about that. It doesn't take too long to see - maximum 30 mins if you take your time. If you're trying to save some money, the foreigner ticket office closes at about 4:30pm so it would be worth coming after that.
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