Kyauk Daw Kyi

sights / Religious

Kyauk Daw Kyi information

Location
Yangon (Rangoon) , Myanmar (Burma)
Address
Mindhama Hill
Mingalardon
Opening hours
6am-6pm
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Not far from the airport, this immense seated Buddha was carved from a single piece of marble found outside Mandalay in 1999. The partially finished statue was painstakingly transported to Yangon by boat and train (on a specially built track) a year later, events that are depicted in the complex’s modern murals.

After the detailing was finished, the Buddha was positioned in its current home at the top of a hill and encased in glass.