Yadanabon Pagoda

Yadanabon Pagoda – This is the largest pagoda in this region and was donated by King Min Khamong and Queen Shin Htwe in 1612. Located on the northern part of Andaw Thein, there are seventeen smaller pagodas around the main pagoda. Each one was donated by various kings, queens and other royal families of the Mrauk U Dynasty. These smaller pagodas are known as ‘Ayan Zedi’ in Myanmar, and means ‘the surrounding stupas’. They were also donated by King Min Khamaung and Queen Shin Htwe at the same time the pagoda was built.

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