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2 Buddhist Temples to explore in Naypyidaw Union Territory

Naypyidaw Union Territory

Naypyidaw Union Territory is an administrative division in central Myanmar and under the direct administration of the President.

Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda
Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi PagodaPobba Thiri, Myanmar (Burma)

Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda is a temple near Naypyitaw, Myanmar. It is a beautiful Maha Bodhi Temple replica. It was completed in the year 2013 making it one of the most recent Maha Bodhi Temple replicas in the world. It is an impressive 162 feet tall. The height is just shy of the Maha Bodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya (52 meters), perhaps for respect to the authentic Temple at the exact spot of Buddha's enlightenment.

Uppatasanti Pagoda
Uppatasanti Pagodaရာဇဌာနီလမ်း, Myanmar (Burma)

Uppatasanti is an imitation of the holy Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and was opened in 2009. Its tremendous stupa is noticeable from numerous parts of the city especially during the evening as it is wonderfully lit. n the pagoda area are noteworthy religious structures, for example, Maha Hsutaungpyae Buddha Image in Maha Pasadabhumi Gandhakuti Chamber; four jade Buddha pictures in the give in of the pagoda. It is one of the premium attraction in this area.

Map of Buddhist Temples to explore in Naypyidaw Union Territory