- Pagodas in Burma
Pagodas in Burma (or Myanmar) are tiered structures for Buddhist religious purposes. Pagoda is called "Paya" in
Burma. Theravada Buddhismis the religion of the majority of Burma's population (90%). In all parts of the country where the Burmese people live there are pagodas and Buddhist monasteries. The graceful tapering shape of a pagoda painted white or gilded to a shining gold, is a basic part of any Burmese landscape. Burma is often called the 'Land of Pagodas'. Following are some lists of pagodas.
**Kabar Aye Pagoda
**Chauk Htat Kyi
**Koe Htat Kyi
**Mae Lamu Pagoda
**Kyaikkalo and Kyaikkalei
Mandalayis a cultural and religious center of Buddhism, having many monasteries and more than 700 pagodas.
**Shwe Kyi Myin
**Atumashi Kyaung Pagoda
**Kyauktawgyi Paya Pagoda
Bagan(formerly Pagan). UNESCOhas long tried unsuccessfully to designate Bagan as a World Heritage Sitedue to many ancient pagodas.
*Nyaung U & Wetkyi-in
**Seinnyet Nyima Paya & Seinnyet Ama Pahto
**Shwe Daung Pagoda
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