Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
About Shwedagon Pagoda
The most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present era. These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head of Gautama.
Attractions near Shwedagon Pagoda
The mausoleum is dedicated to Aung San and other leaders, who were assassinated on 19 July 1947.
Shwe Kyin is a monastery in eastern Yangon. The monastery is popular for its old meditation caves, some of which date back to old times.
The Yangon Zoo is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar. The zoo has 145 species of land animals,including 8 endangered species.
The park contains a beautiful fountain with white elephants, Many plants, trees, and flowers can be found in this area.
The National Museum of Myanmar is Founded in 1952, and the museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions, and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture, and civilization of Burmese people.
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