Golden Pagoda

April 22, 2015 • By

Yangon, Myanmar, Burma, Myanmar Tourism, gold pagoda

Construction of the Shwezigon Pagoda began during the reign of King Anawrahta and was completed in 1102 AD, during the reign of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty. The pagoda is believed to enshrine a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha.