The Royal Regalia of Myanmar Monarchy
Myanmar was a monarchy till the entire country was annexed in was annexed in 1885. Myanmar kings ruled the country for about 2000 years
Kyauktaw Mahamuni Museum
Displays of ancient buddha images
Naga Tribal Museum
The Nagas consider ancestors, family names and ages as important unit factors in their society.
Displays of buddha images
Stamps of Myanmar
The short meaning of stamps according to Myanmar dictionary is described as an adhesive label for prepayment of revenue in kind of postage, pasted with gum, denoting the value of the stamp which is printed on a piece of paper approximately an in square.
Coins of Myanmar
Today, Myanmar currency is marked as "Kyat". One Kyat is composed of 100 pyays, which are in coins.
Largest Gilded Building
The most notable building in Yangon is the Shwedagon Pagoda, a great cone-shaped Buddhist monument that crowns a hill about one mile north of the Cantonment. The pagoda itself is a solid brick stupa (Buddhist reliquary) that is completely covered with gold.
Largest Ringing Bell
The Great Mingun Bell was built by the longest reigning monarch of the Konbaung dynasty King Bodawpaya (1782-1819). In fact, any mention of Mingun would be incomplete without mentioning the two other great deeds. King Bodawpaya's four Great noble deeds also known as the Great Four: the Great Pagoda, the Great Bell, the Great Lake and the Great Lion.
Largest Bell Underwater
In 1480 A.D, Dhammazedi, King of the Mon People of Myanmar had a vast bell cast in bronze and given to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon (then known as Dagon). According to texts of the time, the bell was cast of 180,000 vies of metal which included silver and gold as well as copper and tin. (One ton equals approximately 600 viss so the bell was cast from about 300 tons ol metal).
Largest Reclining Buddha Image
The reclining Buddha image here is one of the largest images in Myanmar. The original image was built in 1907. But it has suffered damage due to climate over the years. In 1957 it was demolished and rebuilt to this structure in 1966. The pagoda is on Shwegondine Rd, only a short distance beyond the Shwedagon Pagoda.
Largest Stone Book (or) The Kuthodaw Pagoda
The Kuthodaw Paya (Pagoda), or Maha Lawka Marazein Paya, contains what often is called the world’s largest book. It is a large walled complex situated at the base of the southeast stairway to Mandalay Hill and was built by King Mindon at the same time he was constructing the Royal Palace.
Largest Gold Buddha Image
One of the musts in your itinerary in Mandalay, the last Capital of old Myanmar should be Maha Muni, the largest gold Buddha Image housed in a gilt brick temple of late 19th century architectural design, situated in the south-west township.
The Largest Stone Buddha Image
You are welcome to Mandalay to enjoy many architectural marvels and artistic wonders of which the largest stone Buddha Image is the one that deserves special mention.
Strange Buddha Images
hwe Myet Man Paya (or) the Buddha Image with the Golden Spectacles is situated in a town called Shwedaung, near Pyay in Bago Division. It is on the way to Pyay, about 14km south of Pyay. There is a large , white-faced sitting Buddha Image inside the main shrine.
Footprint of Buddha
There are a hundred and eight distinguishing marks on both the soles of the Buddha.
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Largest Gilded Building is Shwedagon Pagoda.The most notable building in Yangon is the Shwedagon Pagoda, a great cone-shaped Buddhist monument that crowns a hill about one mile north of the Cantonment. The pagoda itself is a solid brick stupa (Buddhist reliquary) that is completely covered with gold. It rises 326 feet (99 m) on a hill 168 feet (51 m) above the city.
The Kuthodaw Paya (Pagoda), or Maha Lawka Marazein Paya, contains what often is called the world’s largest book. It is a large walled complex situated at the base of the southeast stairway to Mandalay Hill and was built by King Mindon at the same time he was constructing the Royal Palace. Its central stupa is modeled on the Shwezigon at Nyaung U near Bagan. An on-site carved tablet indicates that the pagoda’s height is 187 ft 9 in, high, while some guide books list it at 100 ft (30 m). The former includes the platform in the measurement.