Kyaik Khauk Pagoda - Things to Know Before Visiting
Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Rd, Myanmar (Burma)
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About Kyaik Khauk Pagoda
Kyaukkhauk Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa located in Thanlyin Township, in southern Yangon Region. It is a popular tourist destination and also a pilgrimage site for Buddhists.
Attractions Near Kyaik Khauk Pagoda
It is an ancient Portuguese Church ruins located near the Bago River in Yangon. It is said to be the home of Christianity in Myanmar.
Thanlyin Bridge is a bridge linking the cities of Thanlyin and Yangon in Myanmar. The bridge crosses the 1-km wide Bago river.
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.
The Victorian-style building is made from red and yellow brick and constructed in a U-shape. This is the spot where Aung San and six cabinet ministers were assassinated by a gang of armed paramilitaries.
It is the largest cathedral in Burma and was designed by Dutch architect Joseph Cuypers, son of Pierre Cuypers.
The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden is a public park, located in downtown Yangon. The park is named after General Maha Bandula who fought against the British in the First Anglo-Burmese War.
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