Kyaik Thallan Pagoda

Kyaik Thallan Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Mawlamyine. lying at the top of Mount Than Lin or Naga Wuntha in Hlaing area of the city. It was known to be a resting place for the king of golden hamsas while Buddha lived the life of the king of hamsas. It is the peak of the town of Yamawady that is Mawlamyine.

The pagoda was built by the king of Yamawady Mutpi Yaza in Sakarit 236 enshrining the sacred relic of the tooth obtained from king Sula Thirima Thawka of Thaton and the hair relic from Hermit Kappa of Multa-i Mountain in gold. silver and ruby caskets and the Tripitakas inscribed in bronze. It is 150 feet high with an umbrella 8-L feet in girth and 25-|- feet high. and a base of 450 feet.

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