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  Mindon Min

 

Myanmar

Statue of King Mindon Min, one of the most popular and revered Burmese monarchs, who ruled Burma from 1853 AD to 1878. This statue is located at the entrance of the Kuthodaw Pagoda (fig.) at the foot Mandalay Hill, which houses the world's largest book, i.e. a version of the Tipitaka, which is inscribed onto 729 marble steles (fig.).