Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda & Reclining Buddha, Yangon, Myanmar

In Yangon is one of the largest reclining Buddha’s in the world.  It measures 16m high (approximately 6 stories) and 65m long.

The Buddha is beautiful, with a white porcelain face and blue eyeshadow.  Particularly lovely, in my opinion, are the pink fingernails and toenails with their gold edges.  The eyes made from imported Japanese glass are startlingly real looking.

The Pagoda is open daily from 6 am until 8 pm. Entrance fee is US$ 5 per person.

Outside the building are stalls with flowers in order to make an offering while you are there.

P1200990

P1200991

P1200992

P1200994

P1210002

P1210004

P1210006

P1210008

P1210011

P1210013

P1210017

P1210018

Advertisements

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s