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  Kuthodaw Pagoda

 

Myanmar

The Kuthodaw Pagoda, located at the foot of Mandalay Hill, houses the world's largest book, i.e. a version of the Tipitaka.

 

It was created by King Mindon Min (fig.) and consists of 729 separate marble steles (fig.), that are housed in equally as many freestanding stupas.

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2200'16.8"N 9606'46.3"E

 

  Kuthodaw Pagoda