Discover The world's largest buddha Burma

The village of Taung Khatakan, near Monywa, is home to the tallest statue in the world! The Laykyun Setkyar is a giant 116m high Buddha that stands on a 13.5m high pedestal. Built between 1996 and 2008, it rises above a second statue of Buddha that also has some pretty impressive dimensions, but this one is lying down!

  • Le plus grand bouddha du monde , The largest Buddha in the world , Myanmar
    The largest Buddha in the world

    This is the Laykyun Setkyar: a giant Buddha built between 1996 and 2008 that measures 116 metres high and stands on a 13.5 metre-high plinth.

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  • Le plus grand bouddha du monde , The biggest statue in the world , Myanmar
    The biggest statue in the world

    It overlooks a second statue of Buddha of a similarly impressive size, but this time lying down!

    Daniel Haller / 123RF
  • Le plus grand bouddha du monde , Two giant Buddhas , Myanmar
    Two giant Buddhas

    They were built between 1996 and 2008.

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  • Le plus grand bouddha du monde , Laykyun Setkyar , Myanmar
    Laykyun Setkyar

    These two Buddhas are located in the village of Khatakan Taung, near Monywa.

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  • Le plus grand bouddha du monde , Myanmar
    The world's largest buddha
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