Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is located at the corner of Pyay Road and Mindhama Road and on Mindhama Hill. Mingalardon Township. Yangon.

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda or also known as Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image. The Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image craved from the one piece of white is marble rock was done in year 2000 CE. which is flawless and of hight quality measuring 37 feet long. 24 feet wide and 11 feet thick was found at Sakyin Hill. Madaya Township. Mandalay Division. This huge Image is now at Mindhamma Hill. Insein Township. Yangon Division.

In 2003. the huge marble alms bowl was carved out of a monolithic sagyin marble and brought to Yangon and placed on Minn Dhamma Hill.

Within the walking distance from Minn Dhamma Hill. there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants is kept. In many asian countries including Myanmar. white elephant is regarded as a supreme royal ornament.

 

Travel Tips

Opening Hours - 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Corner of Pyay Road and Mindhama Road.
Location - Located on Mindhama Hill. Mingalardon Township. Yangon


Nearby Attractions

 

Ah Lane Nga Sint

Ah-Lane-Nga Sint means a five-storeyed tower. which is on the precincts of the pagoda. It denotes the five stages of the ethereal worlds. It's a 10- minute's drive from the airport and the tall tower commands a good view of the surrounding areas. Female members are not allowed to climb up this tower. The construction of the pagoda is modern and the abbot who initiated the project has since passed away. Though it is years. yet the body has not decomposed.

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