Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda
The city is dominated by the great golden Shwe Dagn pagoda, the centre of Burmese religious life.
Rising to a height of 368 ft., this magnificent building is loftier than St Paul's Cathedral in London, and its size is greatly enhanced by the fact that it stands on a hill that is 168 ft. above the level of the city.
The Diamond Orb at top is 22 inches tall and 10.5 inches wide
Covered in 4351 diamonds
The apex diamond is 76 carat
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