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Kaba Aye Paya

Kaba Aye Pagoda Road | Mayangone Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Kaba Aye Pagoda Road | Mayangone Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kaba Aye paya or “World peace pagoda” is a relatively recent pagoda in Yangon. The pagoda and the adjoining Maha Pasana Guha cave were built in 1952 by U Nu, the prime minister of Burma to host the 6th Buddhist council which ended in...More

Thank Aung Kyaw M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Gaba Aye Pagoda; lit. World Peace Pagoda), formally Thiri Mingala Gaba Aye Zedidaw is a pagoda located on Kaba Aye Road, Mayangon Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The pagoda was built in 1952 by U Nu in preparation for the Sixth Buddhist Council that he held from...More

Thank kyi t
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a small Pagoda when compared to the Shwedagon. Personally I did not find this Pagoda fascinating in terms of its architecture or contents.

Thank MelIsaK88
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This Pagoda is actually my favorite Pagoda in Yangon. It has a different style of architecture compared to the other pagoda. Although it is located a bit far from downtown Yangon, it is worth to pay a visit since you will see a different style...More

Thank Irving N
Reviewed 22 December 2016

in 1952, this pagoda and mahapasana cave was built in preparation for the 6th buddhist council. The sasana university and HQ of state sangha council are situated here. There are many buddha statues in this pagoda and in the center of the pagoda lies the...More

1  Thank wonghuihua
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This Pagoda is a bit out of Yangon city centre but it's still worth a visit. It is beautifully glittering with cut glasses and gold. The internal top of Pagoda is surrounded with wall painting on the life of Buddha. The centre room is kept...More

Thank Stephaniesang
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This pagoda is also known as the world peace pagoda. It's a little out of the city centre you may flag a taxi (around usd$5) or you may try the local train and get off at the yaegu station and do a bit of walking...More

Thank Jacqueline A
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This 20th century pagoda was notable to me primarily because it is so different. There are many pictorial representations of the buddhas. I was glad we visited but would skip this if you are short on time.

Thank kupunakane
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This venue is well worth a visit as it presents a different view of the Burmese/Buddhist culture. The beautiful works of art can be gazed upon for quite some time as they change in colour as the light changes.

Thank petercrawley
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Not as impressive as the main pagoda, but still worth visiting. I did it early morning but beware they open at 8 am

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