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Rejuvenation project scheduled at Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda

Author: Vicky Karantzavelou / Date: Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:40
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The official starting date of this gold plate offering ceremony of the Shwedagon Pagoda is said to be announced by earliest September 2018.

One of Yangon’s leading landmarks, the Shwedagon Pagoda, is scheduled to undergo a rejuvenation process in re-plastering its golden sphere. The renovation is planned to take place between October 2018 and March 2019 in which the main stupa will be covered in scaffolds, giving visitors an obstructive view of its 100 plus -meter high stupa and spire from all angles. 

According to a statement of pagoda officials, the official starting date of this gold plate offering ceremony of the Shwedagon Pagoda is said to be announced by earliest September 2018.

"Asian Trails Myanmar regrets having to inform all concerned about this revered project around the country’s holiest Buddhist site and not being able to give an exact starting date of this massive undertaking. We are keeping close contact with the authorities for further information", says the company.

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Vicky Karantzavelou

Co-Founder & Chief Editor

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.