Shwenandaw Kyaung

Shwenandaw Kyaung (or Shwenandaw Monastery) (translates to Golden Palace Monastery) is an small historic Buddhist monastery at the base of Mandalay Hill on 12th Street between 64th & 62nd Streets, near the North East corner of the Royal palace moat … Continue reading

Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda (also called Maha Lawka Marazein Paya) is a Buddhist temple situated at the foot of Mandalay Hill in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) that houses the world’s largest book. Kuthodaw was built during the 1860’s by King Mindon to house … Continue reading