Top 10 amazing Golden Pagoda in Southeast Asia

In the world in general and Southeast Asia in particular, there are many religious architectural structures that bring profound spiritual meaning and have great aesthetic value for tourism in Southeast Asia. But the most impressive and attractive are the golden temples in Thailand and Myanmar.

Like most temples in Southeast Asia, the golden temples are used to keep sacred things and worship Buddha. Myanmar is famous for its magnificent golden temples, especially Shwedagon Gold Pagoda. The holiest Golden Temple in Myanmar hosts four treasures of Buddhism. The Burmese people revered Buddha and Buddhism, they devoted their life to earn money, buy gold and offer gold to the temple. As a result, the outside of the temple are covered in gold, the building itself is made of brick by the craftsmen of Myanmar. The temple tower includes the bell tower, the tower caps, the body tower is shaped like lotus petals. The crown makes from 2317 rubies and 5448 diamonds. The essence of the temple is the diamond top with 15g equivalent to 76 carat. Thereby, you can see that Buddhism plays an important role for Burma people.

Located on Kyaiktiyo Mountains of Myanmar, the Golden Rock Pagoda is known as the most precarious pagoda in Myanmar. Despite its relatively small size temple, about 7.3 m high, its luster always attracts many tourists. The Burmese recalled that the temple could stand firmly on the mountain without falling because a hair of Buddha holds it. The particular things make Myanmar tourism become attractive destinations for tourists.

Kyaiktiyo Temple - Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo, Mon state, Myanmar

Kyaiktiyo Temple – Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo, Mon state, Myanmar

 

Dhammayazika Pagoda, Pwasaw, Myanmar

Dhammayazika Pagoda, Pwasaw, Myanmar

 

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Kangyi Pagoda, Mon State, Myanmar

 

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Sagaing, Myanmar

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Sagaing, Myanmar

 

Shwedagon Pagoda , Yangon, Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda , Yangon, Myanmar

 

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

 

Wat Phra That Chae Haeng

Wat Phra That Chae Haeng, Thailand

 

Doi suthep, golden pagoda and yeepeng

Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep Pagoda, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phrathat Doisuthep pogada, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phrathat Doisuthep pogada, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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