Tantkyi Hill, a mountain (taung) on the west
bank of the
Irrawaddy River (fig.),
has a 27
with a base of 18 meters and topped with a nine tiered
i.e. a royal umbrella.
Besides the pagoda, its
platform offers a panoramic view of the surrounding area
and also features a statue of the White Elephant
bearing the relics.
platform of the pagoda, in a basin filled with water, is the head of a
This temple is one of
entwined in the Shwe Daw Lay Su legend of King
See TRAVEL PICTURES (1),
(3), as well as
THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS and BEYOND.
Attractions Per Province
Map of Thailand
Bangkok & The Provinces
Proverbs & Idioms