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Laykyun Sekkya

Khatakan Taung, Monywa, Myanmar, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples
Sculptures

About Laykyun Sekkya

The Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Sekkya standing Buddha statue having 116 metres height is the second tallest statue in the world. It is located at the back of a large religious site with bodhi trees, gardens containing hundreds of sitting Buddhas, and a huge reclining Buddha lying in front of the Laykyun Sekkya.The interior of the main structure features depictions of Buddhist teachings, including some alarming images of depravity and the punishment of evil-doers, and so more. You can climb several fl



Attractions near Laykyun Sekkya

Powin Taung31.47km from Laykyun Sekkya

The Caves of Po Win Taung, numbering more than one hundred, is full of Buddhist statues and murals. Most exhibit the Innwa style but some may date from the 14th century. Nearby, visit Shwe Ba Taung, which features unique pavilions cut from the surrounding sandstone and filled with Buddha images. It was one of the famous places in this area and a lot of peoples visits to this place every day.

Phowintaung is a Buddhist cave complex located approximately 25 kilometers west of Monywa and 10 kilometers southeast of Yinmabin, in Yinmabin Township, Monywa District, Sagaing Region, Northern Burma. It is located on the western bank of the Chindwin River. The name of the complex means Mountain of Isolated Solitary Meditation.  The complex contains 947 small and large richly decorated caves. It is carved into a sandstone outcrop and contains numerous carved Buddha statues.

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda68.9km from Laykyun Sekkya

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda is a 17th Century Buddhist religious site located in Sagaing, near Mandalay in Myanmar. Modeled on the Ruwanwelisaya Stupa in Sri Lanka, the Kaunghmudaw Pagoda was originally painted white, however, it was controversially painted gold by the government of Myanmar a few years ago and the local people are now campaigning for the pagoda to be returned to it original color.

Settawya Pagoda74.43km from Laykyun Sekkya

A beautiful Buddhist pagoda which was located in the heart of Sagaing which was built in the early 19th-century at the behest of King Bodawpaya Konbaung. This Pagoda is located several hundred feet from the Irrawaddy River, and the temple contains a marble footprint of the Buddha.

Bagaya Monastery74.66km from Laykyun Sekkya

The Bagaya Monastery, located in Inwa, Mandalay Region, Burma is a Buddhist monastery built on the southwest of Inwa Palace. This magnificent monastery is also known as Maha Waiyan Bontha Bagaya Monastery. During King Hsinbyushin's reign, Maha Thiri Zeya Thinkhaya, town officer of Magwe built the monastery in the Bagaya monastic establishment and dedicated to Shin Dhammabhinanda. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Burma.

Umin Thonze Pagoda74.73km from Laykyun Sekkya

The U Min Thonze Pagoda is another pagoda on Sagaing Hill, next to the Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda and the Sagaing Buddha Cave. This Pagoda is one of the most striking complexes on the main summit of Sagaing. U Min means caves and Thonze means thirty. This pagoda consists of 45 beautiful gilt Buddha images in a crescent-shaped colonnade partially built into the side of Sagaing Hill. Each Buddha statue is unique, in different sizes and facial expressions. It was built by the revered monk Padugyi Tha

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