Shwedagon Pagoda, view from above

The amazing golden Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar (formerly Rangoon, Burma), consists of much more than one pagoda.

There is an huge complex of pagodas, temples and much more.

It is said that on a fine day you can see the glint of reflected sunshine from the golden pagoda when you are flying in a jetplane overhead.

The Shwedagon pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar
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English: Location: Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, M...
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English: Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar
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English: The Shwedagon Pagoda officially title...
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