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Travel to the famous Kyaiktiyo Pagoda of myanmar

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Burma. It is a small pagoda built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by its male devotees. According to legend, the Golden Rock itself is precariously perched on a strand of the Buddha's hair.

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Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Kyaikto, Myanmar
Camera: CLT-L29
Copyright: © Swe Tun