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Reclining Buddha in Yangon

We visited the Chauk Htat Gyi Buddha, a 216 foot reclining Buddha whose construction started in 1899. It was a pretty popular site for local monks and for tourists and there were lots of other sculptures surrounding it.

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Here is a short video of it:
Tags: asia2013, myanmar, travel
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