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Mingun PahtoDawGyi Pagoda – An Incomplete Stupa Held by Time

The Mingun Pahtodawgyi Pagoda is an incomplete stupa/monument held by time. You can find it at Mingun county, just 10 kilometers outside Mandalay. At first glance, the gigantic stone looks like frozen in time. And it is. Standing at its facade, I had that feeling of facing a timeless treasure

Views from Mandalay Hill

The views from Mandalay Hill won’t really sweep you off your feet if you’re expecting a jungle of skyscrapers. Instead, you will be able to see towering golden stupas littering across the city plains. Believe me, you won’t be able to count them all. There are just too many of

Sandamuni Pagoda and a Jungle of White Stupas

Sandamuni Pagoda is surrounded by a jungle of white stupas built in a similar style. The moment I saw it while riding on a tuk-tuk, I couldn’t wait to see what was inside. Looking from the outside gates, the soaring tiny spires of these pagodas beckoned any visitors or passersby.
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