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  Sutaungpyay Phaya

 

Myanmar

Sutaungpyay Phaya, the Buddhist temple on the summit of Mandalay Hill (fig.) is known as the Pagoda of the Fulfilled Wish’ or ‘Wish-granting Pagoda’.

 

The temple towers above the city of Mandalay Hill and the Royal Palace, the Irrawaddy River and the plain below.

  Sutaungpyay Phaya

 

  Sutaungpyay Phaya

It has a large terrace that gets flocked towards the evening with people who come to enjoy the sunset.

 

The temple was built in the 11th century AD by King Anawrahta (fig.).

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22°00'53.5"N 96°06'26.8"E

  Sutaungpyay Phaya