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Page revised in January 2017. The locations covered in this section were visited in November 2012.
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Shwedagon pagoda: details of the main stupa
Shwedagon pagoda: (left) small stupas; (right) a stupa resembling a wedding cake
Shwedagon pagoda: statues of Buddha in the Earth-touching position
Shwedagon pagoda: a large reclining Buddha
Chaukhtatgy Pagoda: an extra-large reclining Buddha
Karaweik Hall (a conference room and restaurant) resembling a royal barge carried by two mythical birds
Warden Lions: they appear on the State seal of the country and can be found at the entrance of pagodas and public offices
British memories: (left) High Court; (right) St. Mary's
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Inle Lake - Phaung Daw U Pagoda Festival