|Location||Mandalay Region, Myanmar|
Taung Kalat (Burmese: ပုပ္ပါးတောင်ကလပ်) is a Buddhist monastery and temple complex located on Mount Popa in Mandalay Region, Myanmar. The site is built on a tall volcanic plug, and is one of several prominent nat spiritual sites in the vicinity of nearby Mount Popa.
The temple complex is located on top of a 225-metre-tall (737 ft) volcanic plug; this rock formation was formed by geologic activity around Mount Popa, an inactive volcano. The site is a popular pilgrimage destination, and is considered a source of nat spiritual energy. The 777 steps leading up to the monastery were once maintained by U Khandi, a famous Burmese hermit.
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