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Discover The Kyaikto Burma

Kyaikto (the Golden rock), located 130 miles out of Yangon, is a must-see. The pagoda, perched at an altitude of 1,000 m, and the landscape around it are worth a visit. The rock is covered in thousands of gold sheets, symbol of the pilgrims' offerings.

  • Kyaikto, The Kyaikto, Landscapes, Yangon, Myanmar
    Kyaikto

    The rock is coated with thousands of sheets of gold leaf symbolising the offerings made by pilgrims.

    Sean Pavone 2015
  • The Kyaikto , Burma
    Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, or Golden Rock

    Located 118 miles from Yangon, this is one of those sites that just has to be visited in Burma

    © Galyna Andrushko / age fotostock
  • The Kyaikto , Burma
    A pagoda

    Perched at 1,000 metres of altitude, the pagoda and the landscape are worth seeing.

    © Ingeborg Hauenstein / age fotostock
  • The Kyaikto , Burma
    A natural curiosity

    You have to wonder how it is that the rock doesn't fall over!

    © SuperStock
  • A rock-stupa, The Kyaikto, Landscapes, Yangon, Myanmar
    A rock-stupa

    According to legend, it is balanced on a strand of Buddha's hair...

    Galyna Andrushko / age fotostock
  • A must-be-seen site, The Kyaikto, Landscapes, Yangon, Myanmar
    A must-be-seen site

    One of the most important Buddhist sites in Burma.

    SuperStock / AGE
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