A new destination in Mandalay is out now. It's Jade Pagoda.
Weirawsana Pagoda, made of jade, is being built on a five-acre plot in Hsinywa Myinhmu village, Amarapura Township, Mandalay Region.
The pagoda is located nine feet higher than Yangon-Mandalay Expressway. The 133.5 feet by 133.5 feet platform and the pagoda are under construction with the design of jade ware expert U Soe Naing (Aye Aye Khaing Jewellery Company) and party.
Except a value of jade pieces and slabs, construction of the pagoda costs more than K400 million. The structure of the pagoda has been decorated with jade pieces and slabs worth US$15 million.