Kyaiktiyo or the Golden Rock Pagoda, which precariously hangs over a cliff edge 1,100 metres above the sea level, defying all laws of gravity, is bound to leave anyone mesmerised.
The 5.5-metre high rock is topped by a small pagoda. It is covered in gold leaf and, like any other Buddhist monument in Myanmar, contains a hair relic of Gautam Buddha. The shrine is located 180km south of Yangon in the town of same name.
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