Kyaikhtiyoe

Kyaikhtiyoe (Golden Rock) Pagoda

Book your tours & activities online for the top destination, Kyaikhtiyoe to explore and discover the best time and places to visit. Kyaiktiyo Pagoda is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site and located in Mon State, Burma, 160km away from Yangon. It is a small pagoda built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by its male devotees and is 1100 km above sea-level.

According to legend, the Golden Rock itself is precariously perched on a strand of the Buddha’s hair. At the peak of the pilgrimage season, during November to March, an atmosphere of devotion is witnessed atKyaikhtiyo pagoda. There is also a steep winding road for 4-wheel drive cars from the base to the nearest point of the pagodas.

Best Seasons

October, November, December, January, February

Popular Locations

Golden Rock pagoda

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