Chauktatgyi Paya and Reclining Buddha,
Myanmar, Yangon and Around
Info : Chauktatgyi Paya and Reclining Buddha
This private afternoon tour covers some of Yangon’s richest and most beautiful religious and cultural sights. Begin by visiting the stunning Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda with its enormous 65-metre long reclining Buddha, its serene countenance adorned with a beautiful jewel-encrusted crown. Continue on to the Kaba Aye Pagoda complex, a newer construction from 1952 with a 36-metre high stupa. Right next door, the Maha Pasana Guha (also known as the Great Cave) once hosted the 6th Buddhist council, a symbolic nod to the first Buddhist council that met following Buddha’s passing into Nirvana 2.5 millennia ago.
Our guides in Yangon, Bagan, and Kalaw / Lake Inle were wonderful. They struck the right balance of explaining the history and importance of the sights we were seeing without over-doing it, they knew where to get the best view/experience at what time and could rearrange experiences so we got the most out of them.
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