Tantkyi Hill, a mountain (taung) on the west
bank of the Irrawaddy River,
has a 27
with a base of 18 meters and topped with a nine tiered
i.e. a royal umbrella.
Besides the pagoda, its
platform offers a panoramic view of the surrounding area
and also features a statue of the White Elephant
bearing the relics.
platform of the pagoda, in a basin filled with water, is the head of a
This temple is one of
entwined in the Shwe Daw Lay Su legend of King