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"Botataung Paya" Botatung Paya Tip by SINtraveller

Botatung Paya, Rangoon: 12 reviews and 47 photos

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Pic 1 - This temple is at the south eastern part of the city. Take about 45 min walk from Sule Paya. It is the first pagoda in yangon that contains the Buddha hair relics. Rather different from other pagoda, this one is hollow inside and visitors can go in.
Pic 2 - There are several chambers inside the pagoda. The one right at the entrance has walls and roof totally covered with gold. Even the pipes are coated gold. This chamber is the one that keeps the hair relic
Pic 3 - The other chambers have mirror mosaics covering the walls. Look rather bizzare...
Pic 4 - Right behind the pagoda is a small jetty for crossing the yangon river.

Address: Strand Road.
Directions: Between Strand Road and the river, near Botataung jetty.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 28, 2005
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