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Myanmar's Sacred Sites

Myanmar Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda - Several tons of gold leaf and thousands of diamonds and precious stones blanket Yangon's glittering Shwedagon Pagoda.

Aung Sakkya Pagoda

Aung Sakkya Pagoda - Dominating Monywa skyline, the 400 foot tall Aung Sakkya Pagoda is surrounded by more than a thousand smaller pagodas.

Myanmar Bagan

Bagan - Bagan is the former capital of Myanmar and once served as one of the most important centers of Buddhist learning.

Myanmar Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung

Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung - Just north of Nyaungshwe, the Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung Monastery is a stark contrast to the golden stupas of Yangon.

Sadan Cave

Sadan Cave - In the midst of HPA An's mountains, a large natural cavern contains dozens of buddha statues, pagodas, and wall carvings.