Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, Yangon (Rangoon)

Stare at a mesmerizing, massive reclining figure of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, and the gilt robed giant will return a blissful smile to you. Housed in a huge metal shed, the 65 m (213 ft) long and 16 m (52 ft) high statue enjoys immense reverence in Myanmar. Started in 1899, the statue took until 1907 to complete and has since undergone several restorations. Note the scenes from Buddha's life carved into its feet. Plan to see Chaukhtatgyi Buddha and other attractions that appeal to you using our Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary planner .
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  • Very impressive this reclining Buddha that you can photograph more easily by climbing on a small platform side of the Buddha. On the exhibition side of photos of the main sights or religious of Burma, good the photos are a bit kitsch but it's nice.
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  • A huge reclining Buddha, under a canopy. Beautiful, interesting, spiritually. People come from all over the country. There is also a photo exhibition of Buddhist shrines in Myanmar.
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  • Buddha lying impressive This temple in a metal hall to protect it from the weather is impressive. Completely renovated the makeup of Buddha is very colorful and very kitch. To see.
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