Story Depiction at 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.
- Story Depiction at Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung-U, Myanmar, Burma (Copyright David Coleman)-002.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 diorama edifice edifices pagan pagoda place of worship religious building shrine structures temple
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