The unique and gigantic shape of this pagoda lies 10km northwest of Sagaing and dated to 1636AD. King Thalun built this pagoda to house the tooth of Buddha and miracle-working emerald bowl relocated from Bago, the former Burmese capital of 16th century. A perfect hemisphere dome rise 46-m and 274-m in circumference. The road to this pagoda passes several pagoda ruins left from between 14th and 18th centuries.
Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda
Perched on the highest point of Sagaing Hills overlooking the numerous pagodas, monasteries, snake-like staircases & caves that dominate the lush green treetops bordered with the huge bend of Ayarwaddy River is the 14th century stupa and undoubtedly a good spot for the photo enthusiastic.
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