Ngahtatgyi Buddha Temple

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Ngahtatgyi Buddha Temple
AffiliationTheravada Buddhism
LocationBahan Township, Yangon
Ngahtatgyi Buddha Temple is located in Myanmar
Ngahtatgyi Buddha Temple
Shown within Myanmar
Geographic coordinates16°48′30″N 96°09′45″E / 16.808389°N 96.162613°E / 16.808389; 96.162613Coordinates: 16°48′30″N 96°09′45″E / 16.808389°N 96.162613°E / 16.808389; 96.162613
FounderPrince Minyedeippa
Completed1558; 461 years ago (1558)

Ngahtatgyi Buddha Temple (Burmese: ငါးထပ်ကြီးဘုရားကြီး) is a Buddhist temple in Bahan Township, Yangon, Burma, located off Shwegondine Road. A distinct five-tiered pagoda houses the original 20.5 feet (6.2 m) high Buddha image was donated by Prince Minyedeippa in 1558. A Buddha, 45.5 feet (13.9 m) on a pedestal, 30 feet (9.1 m) high and 46 feet (14 m) wide was erected at the temple in 1900.[1]


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