Golden Stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung-U, Myanmar, Burma
NYAUNG-U, Myanmar (Burma) - Built in the 11th century, Shwezigon Pagoda is located in Nyaung-U, near Bagan. From a large central gold leaf-guilded bell-shaped stupa radiate a number of smaller temples and shrines. The stupa is solid, and legend has it that it enshrines a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha.
- Golden Stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung-U, Myanmar, Burma (Copyright David Coleman)-019.tif
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Asia Bagan Bagan Archaeological Zone Bagan Archeological Zone Buddhist Temple Buddhist architecture Burma Mandalay Region Myanmar Nyaung-U Republic of the Union of Myanmar Shwe-zi-gon Pagoda Shwezigon Pagoda Shwezigon Paya Southeast Asia Upper Burma architectural architecture buddhism building edifice edifices gold gold leaf golden pagan pagoda place of worship religious building shrine structures stupa temple
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