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Shwedagon Paya

2000 years old, 326' tall, over 7000 diamonds and rubies, topped with a 76 carat diamond, and covered in 60 tons of gold.

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My friend Marilyn from South Africa
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The story of the Buddha's life
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The 23 ton Maha Ghanda Bell. The British tried to ship the bell to London but dropped it in the river. After weeks of trying to raise it, they finally gave up, and told the Burmese if they could raise it they could have it back. The locals raised it using bamboo
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As the sun set the colors were incredible!
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Something I will always remember, watching the sun set on Shwedagon Paya
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Posted by ikombazana 15:59 Archived in Myanmar Tagged myanmar

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