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Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, Taunggyi

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.2/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
At Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, see the five statues representing Buddha, so thickly covered with golden leaves as to be barely recognizable. Over the years, men--only men are allowed to place leaves on the statues--have venerated the statues by adorning them with golden leaves. You can see how the statues once looked--before they took distorted hourglass shapes--by looking at the historic photos hanging from the walls of the pagoda. At the boathouse next to the pagoda, see a ceremonial boat shaped like a hintha bird. Once a year, four of the five statues are placed on the boat and taken on a procession around the lake. Shops selling Shan-style costumes and other traditional items surround the pagoda. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Hpaung Daw U Pagoda and many more Taunggyi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Taunggyi trip itinerary planner.
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  • Inle Lake can be heard again when they start a tour boat in Temple, the largest temple within the Lake and locals and tourists are also very galore. A lot of stores selling souvenirs in the temple, and is a good place as a moment
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  • Temple worship stands out on Inle Lake. Gold leaf lacquer columns and ceilings clean. On the first floor is in the main hall lined with shop front city, on the second floor. Of the temple worshipping in one place is 5. Because everyone put gold leaf on remnants in the form of the original, and appearance of the snowman,. Vantage here is buying gold for men only, the husband had been put, but hard to stick after quite short arm, is struggling. Guide the women's and buy my flowers, I visited a lower. There is a case to recover the gold beneath them purchased in the temples of other worshippers, projected gold to post on the portal monitor is. It is not consistent color and also where they put on at the same 金daka, and so is prohibited. After a visit to a shrine on the first floor Ocean patterned longyi buy 400 K. In addition, this temple had taken charge 500 K.
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  • What is interesting in this Pagoda are 5 small statues of Buddha now totally unrecognizable as they are covered with leaves gold. Otherwise, despite the importance which it represents in the region, this pagoda is not the nicest we have seen. The inside is also quite kitsch d
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