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Sandamuni Pagoda – Mandalay, Myanmar

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Mandalay, Myanmar
Asia

Contributors:

Bridget Ehrman-Solberg
Jonah Marks


Twinkling
Built in the 19th century, the Sandamuni Pagoda is located near Mandalay Hill in the city of Mandalay. The central pagoda is surrounded by 1,774 smaller shrines that contain marble slabs inscribed with the teachings of Buddha. On top of each shrine is an ornamental spire that contain small bells that twinkle and create a unique sound when the wind blows.

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Mandalay, Myanmar