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Shwezigon Pagoda Street

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The one that started it all. This pagoda was already built in 1059 and is considered the first gold-plated pagoda in Myanmar! Pretty impressive right?! It actually made us think of the famous pagoda in Yanong, only smaller. The pagoda is well maintained and very popular to visit.
The next day was set for a visit to the various amazing temples of Burma. Shwezigon Pagoda is the most elaborate and popular one. Built in the 11th century, it is of great religious significance for Burma as it was used as a prototype for all the other monasteries around the country. Made up of sandstone blocks and plate with gold, this pagoda lights up fantastically at night. The most famous feature here is its huge "Golden Bell." The Khay Min Ga are a group of temples, also built in the 11th century and display great architecture and provides a perfect spot for a panoramic view of the entire area.