Situated on Shwe Gon Taing Road, Tamwe Township, Yangon, Chauk Htat Gyi pagoda appeals tourists by its 6-storey-high Buddha Image.

Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

History of Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

Chauk Htat Gyi was built in the 20th century (about 1966) to replace the old image built in 1907 by Sir Hpo Thar. It is home to many Buddha images, in which one huge 6-storey image. The huge image is housed in an iron structure. Many locals and foreigners contribute donations to rebuild the pagoda.

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Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda Structure

The striking feature of the pagoda is the 6-storey Buddha image which is larger than the image of the Reclining Buddha in Shwe Thar Hlyaung Pagoda.
The statue is surrounded by a huge number of small shrines devoted to Buddha. Visitors and pilgrims will pay homage to the main Buddha, offer flowers and candles.
This pagoda is the home to more than 600 monks studying Buddhist Scriptures from senior monks.

Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda Travel Tips

Opening Hours: 6.00-20.00 daily
Admission Fees: Free
Location: Shwe Gon Taing Road. Tamwe Township

Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda Nearby Attractions

Across the street, an impressive Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda which houses a large seated Buddha and unique artwork of the Buddha in three-dimensional form. Moreover, the Excel Tower Shopping Mall is right next to the Shwe Gon Taing Junction.

Sitting Buddha image in Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda near Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

Sitting Buddha image in Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda near Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda