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“White Pagodas”

Ranked #3 of 45 things to do in Mandalay
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Owner description: The Kuthodaw Paya houses "the world's largest book", 729 marble slabs of Buddhist scriptures.
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Hundreds of identical small white pagodas containing the Buddhist scriptures inscribed on stone tablets ,laid out in straight rows makes for quite a sight ! This is the world’s largest book .

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Well worth exploring this interesting pagoda. It contains hundreds of tablets inscribed with the teachings of Buddha, each in a small pagoda/enclosure covering a large area. Hence the term “ worlds largest book”.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing site - we had a guide to explain everything, or else read up the history before you go.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We have never sen anything like it, tombs with two pages of the Koran inscribed in stone for all to read inside of each one. It is the biggest book in the world and made of the most unusual substance. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ross B
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The Kuthodaw Pagoda has the world's biggest book, a copy of the Buddhist scriptures. This book has been listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Visitors are welcome, but please remember that this is a religious site and you may have to comply with dress restrictions, that is, both males and females must cover their knees.

Thank Jeffry B
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