Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, Yangon (Rangoon)

Stare at a mesmerizing, massive reclining figure of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, and the gilt robed giant will return a blissful smile to you. Housed in a huge metal shed, the 65 m (213 ft) long and 16 m (52 ft) high statue enjoys immense reverence in Myanmar. Started in 1899, the statue took until 1907 to complete and has since undergone several restorations. Note the scenes from Buddha's life carved into its feet. Plan to see Chaukhtatgyi Buddha and other attractions that appeal to you using our Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary planner .
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  • Quick stop at Chaukhtatgyi to see the reclining Buddha. Quite impressive to see. It's a much smaller temple but still worth to see the Buddha  more »
  • А wonderful place for start your tour in Yangon. Аn amazing Buddha statue. You can feel the spirit of Myanmar in this place  more »
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