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Mahamuni Paya to Sagaing

500 Temples and Monasteries, 5,000 Monks and Nuns.

The Mahamuni Image. One of only five images of the Buddha cast during his lifetime. Around 546 BC. Solid bronze, 13 foot high, 6.5 tons, covered in 2000 years of gold leaf, 6 inches thick.
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Applying gold leaf to the entire temple
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He didn't look happy
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Wish I could do that!
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The local hospital
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Sagaing Hill was incredible
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Beautful tile work was everywhere
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Something you don't see every day
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Even the water supply for the many monasteries was ornate
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View from the top
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The Golden Land
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Posted by ikombazana 15:58 Archived in Myanmar

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