Shwesandaw Pagoda (Twante)

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Shwesandaw Pagoda
ရွှေဆံတော်ဘုရား
SHWESADAW PAGODA TWANTAY.jpg
Shwesandaw Pagoda is major Pilgrimage site in Twante.
Religion
AffiliationBuddhist
RegionYangon
Location
LocationTwante, Yangon, Burma
CountryMyanmar
Shwesandaw Pagoda (Twante) is located in Myanmar
Shwesandaw Pagoda (Twante)
Shown within Myanmar
Geographic coordinates16°42′10″N 95°56′04″E / 16.7027°N 95.9345°E / 16.7027; 95.9345Coordinates: 16°42′10″N 95°56′04″E / 16.7027°N 95.9345°E / 16.7027; 95.9345

The Shwesandaw Pagoda, or Shwesandaw Paya, (Burmese: ရွှေဆံတော်ဘုရား; Burmese pronunciation: [ʃwè sʰàɴdɔ̀ pʰəjá]) is a Buddhist Stupa in Twante Township,[1] south of Yangon region, Myanmar. It is one of the popular tourist destination and also pilgrimage site for Buddhists as it is said to contain a couple of the Buddha's hairs and its name means Golden Hair Relic.

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  1. ^ "Twante". Myanmar Travel Information.