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“THIS WAS TRULY AMAZING!! We then made our way down the mountain and on to Yangon, where we visited the Scot Market and the second amazing site of the day, The Shwedagon Pagoda, at sunset. ”
“Mount Kyaiktiyo (Kyite Htee Yoe), famous for the huge golden rock perched at its summit, is one of the three most sacred religious sites in Myanmar, along with the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Mahamuni Temple.”
“The pagoda is one of a number of sites dotted along the hill - there is also the Bamboo Buddha (definitely worth going), and Mahamuni Pagoda (beautiful inside and an amazing depiction of the Buddha).”
“... as well, including an unpainted stone Buddha statue behind the Reclining Buddha, hundreds of larger-than-life monk statues lining the road leading to the Buddha, beautiful views, cows and dogs, locals, etc.”
“As it is located on the top of mountain, for sure we can get splendid views to see the whole city.Pagoda itself is mentioned by famous poet Rudyard Kipling "By the old Moulmein Pagoda, Lookin' lazy at the sea” You...”
“Love the view of Salween River and Back ground Scenery.”