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  Myinmo Taung

 

Myanmar

The name of Myinmo Taung in Inwa (fig.) means Mount Meru, and the brick tower is said to represent this mythological sacred and golden mountain.

 

In both Hindu and Buddhist cosmology, it is believed that Mt. Meru is the centre of the Universe and the abode of the gods.

 

  Myinmo Taung

 

  Myinmo Taung

 

Yet, today the rooftop is mostly visited for its rewarding views of the area, including the adjacent Lawka Dotha Mahn Aung Pagoda (fig.) and Win Ga Bar.

See TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2) and (3), as well as THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS and BEYOND.

2150'57.5"N 9557'39.9"E