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M005/Myanmar/Mandalay/Temple Kutho Daw Pagoda

King Mindon do order of the construction of this Pagoda from 1860 to 1869, named Kutho Daw This place have got 729 little Pagoda and many buddhist Inscription about the holly Tipitaka It is the Great Book of the Buddism Sutra

Kuthodaw Pagoda literally Royal Merit, and formally titled Mahalawka Marazein is a Buddhist stupa, located in Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar), that contains the world's largest book. It lies at the foot of Mandalay Hill and was built during the reign of King Mindon. The stupa itself, which is gilded above its terraces, is 188 feet (57 m) high, and is modelled after the Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung-U near Bagan. In the grounds of the pagoda are 729 kyauksa gu or stone-inscription caves, each containing a marble slab inscribed on both sides with a page of text from the Tipitaka, the entire Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhism.

 

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Taken on March 9, 2010