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Botataung Pagoda

Strand Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temple
Notable Architecture

The Botataung Pagoda was built some 2,500 years ago by the Mon people. The 40-meter high golden pagoda enshrines a sacred hair relic of the Buddha. The pagoda was destroyed during the Second World War by an airforce bombing mission. Rebuilding started in 1948 following the original design.

Location of Botataung Pagoda