Botahtaung Pagoda : Yangon Region, Myanmar

The Botahtaung Pagoda is located on the Botahtaung Paya Road. which was named after the Pagoda. It is situated way downtown beside the Yangon River. The Pagoda overlooked the pleasant water front of the river.

The Botataung Pagoda is hollow inside and you can walk through it. It’s a sort of mirrored maze inside the pagoda with glass show-cases containing many of the ancient relics and artifacts which were sealed inside the earlier pagoda. Above this interesting interior. the golden pagoda spire rises to 40 metres (132 feet).

It rises on the circular base and especially its umbrella or country at the top of the spire in quite different from the conventional design.

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Botahtaung Pagoda

Article Title: Botahtaung Pagoda : Yangon Region, Myanmar

Short Description: The Botataung Pagoda is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, near the Yangon river. The pagoda was first built by the Mon around the same time as was Shwedagon Pagoda—according to local belief, over 2500 years ago, and was known as Kyaik-de-att in Mon language. The pagoda is hollow within, and houses what is believed to be a sacred hair of Gautama Buddha.

Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad

Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate

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  1. Travel Reviewer June 18, 2018
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