Mingun

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info Mingun is a town in Sagaing Division, Myanmar, located 11 km up the Ayeyarwady River from Mandalay.

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The main attraction are

Mingun Pahtodawgyi - It is the ruined Mingun Paya, a Buddhist temple with the remains of a massive stupa begun by King Bodawpaya in 1790. If the constrution had been completed, it would have been the largest in the world at 150 meters. It was again damaged by 1838 earthquake.

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Mingun Pahtodawgyi with the crack Mingun Pahtodawgyi or the Mingun Pagoda seen from the Ayeyarwaddy River.

Mingun Bell

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King Bodawpaya has a gigantic bell cast to go with his huge stupa.

The Mingun Bell weighs 90 tons, or 55555 viss and is today the largest uncracked,

ringing bell in the world. Mingun Bell is situated right next to the Mingun Pahtodawgyi.

King Bodawpaya dedicated to construct a gigantic Pagoda, a gigantic bell and a

gigantic lion during his reign. But he was not able to complete the pagoda.

 

Mya Theindan Pagoda - It is also known as Hninbyume Pagoda because it was donated by the Hsinbyume Princess, who was one the Queen of King Bodawpaya. It is just next to the Pahtodawgyi.

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place Mingun, Sagaing Region

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