Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoa ( Burmese: ​ေရႊတိဂံုဘုရား) or Shwedagon Zedi Daw ( Burmese: ​ေရႊတိဂံုေစတီေတာ္) is gilded stupa located in Yangon,Myanmar.

The 325 tall Shwedagon pagoda was constructed more than 2,600 years ago.

The Shwedagon pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar,as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa.

These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head ofGautama.

The pagoda is listed on the Yangon city Heritage list.

 

The Shwedagon Pagoda is the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site in Myanmar (Burma) and it is one of the top tourist destinations in Myanmar. ??❤


 

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