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Shwedagon

The most sacred Buddhist site in Myanmar, this 2,500 year old pagoda contains eight strands of hair from the original Buddha.  The structure is covered with more than 13,000 solid gold plates and thousands of diamonds, including this monster at the very top:

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This entry was published on June 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm. It’s filed under Myanmar, Yangon and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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