Golden Rock Pagoda


Golden Rock Pagoda, also known as Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is the Myanmar masterpiece ranked third, below only Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwedagon Pagoda. A unique feature of the temple is situated on a protruding rock on a mountain making it a fabulous spot to visit in Myanmar tourism; legend has it that the stone still stands over the years by temples a hair of the Buddha. The strange thing is difficult decoding of the temple, making, even more, mystery and curiosity to many tourists to this place. The Pagoda Festival (also known as the Nine Thousand Lights Festival) takes place at Mount Kyaiktiyo late in the year and participating this event, you will get special food offered by the locals and sightsee the mountaintop fancifully illuminated by candles after dark.

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