Laykyun Sekkya

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Coordinates: 22°04′49″N 95°17′22″E / 22.080207°N 95.289359°E / 22.080207; 95.289359 (Laykyun Setkyar)

The Laykyun Sekkya in Myanmar

The Laykyun Sekkya Buddha (Burmese: လေးကျွန်းစစကြာ) is the second tallest statue in the world at 116 metres (381 ft). This statue of Gautama Buddha stands on a 13.5-metre (44 ft) throne located in the village of Khatakan Taung, near Monywa, Myanmar. Construction began in 1996 and it was completed on 21 February 2008.[1][2] It was commissioned by the Chief Abbot Ven. Nãradã.

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