- Shwesandaw Pagoda
- A major pagoda, located on a hillside in Prome (Pyay), said to contain hair relics of Gotama Buddha. It is 100 meters high, and, like the Shwe Dagon, Shwemawdaw, and Kyaiktiyo pagodas, is a major site of Buddhist pilgrimage in Lower Burma.See also Architecture, Religious.
Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). Donald M. Seekins . 2014.
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