Mingun Paya, Mingun
Categories: Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
Admire the massive, ancient structure of Mingun Paya, a huge uncompleted stupa started in 1790. The stupa, if finished, would have been the largest in the world, but an astrologer's prediction that the king would die upon its completion halted its construction. Natural disasters like the 1839 earthquake have left cracks in the stone, but the structure remains strong enough for visitors to climb the stairs to the top for fantastic views. Be sure to look for the impressive bell cast, the largest ringing bell in the world, weighing 90 tons. Before you leave, visit the nearby white pagoda with an architectural style reminiscent of Mount Meru. Arrange to visit Mingun Paya and other attractions in Mingun using our Mingun vacation route planner.
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This is a massive unfinished pagoda that was abandoned at 160 feet and was supposed to be built up to over 480 feet tall. You can walk around the pagoda and climb to the top for a view and pictures.
Esta pagoda inacabada de color tierra parece que está a punto de romperse. Merece la pena verla antes de que se derrumbe del todo. No olvidar la impresionante pagoda blanca de siete terrazas cercanaThis unfinished pagoda of Earth-colored seems that it is about to break. It is worth to see it before you collapse at all. Not to forget the impressive white pagoda of seven terraces closeshow original
The tall of this atraction we would seen just ony one-third of construction plan. If it had completely constructed, It would have been the hightest pagoda in the world.
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