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Page added in January 2013.

- Yangon (Rangoon)
(Inle Lake)

You may wish to visit an introductory page first or to read Wikipedia's entry for this city - it opens in a separate window.

Shwedagon pagoda

Shwedagon pagoda: details of the main stupa

Shwedagon pagoda: (left) small stupas; (right) a stupa resembling a wedding cake

Shwedagon pagoda: statues of Buddha in the Earth-touching position (you may wish to read a Wikipedia entry on the meaning of this and other positions - it opens in a separate window)

Shwedagon pagoda: a large reclining Buddha

Chaukhtatgy Pagoda: an extra-large reclining Buddha

Other Pagodas

Karaweik Hall (a conference room and restaurant) resembling a royal barge carried by two mythical birds

Warden Lions: they appear on the State seal of the country (it opens in a separate window) and can be found at the entrance of pagodas and public offices

British memories: (left) High Court; (right) St. Mary's

Bogyoke Aung San Market

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Inle Lake
Inle Lake - Phaung Daw U Pagoda Festival

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