In the afternoon when we were back in Mandalay we visited the Shwenandaw Monastery, which is an ancient wooden building with intricate carvings - it was once King Mindon's home. Also we went to the Kuthodaw and Kyaukdawgyi Pagodas. The Kuthodaw Pagoda contains what is the world's largest book: the Buddhist Scriptures inscribed on Marble slabs. Each slab is in its own small white stupa (729 of them) topped with a precious stone.
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