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Rejuvenation project scheduled at Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda

One of Yangon’s leading landmarks is scheduled to undergo a rejuvenation process in re-plastering its golden sphere. The renovation is planned to take place from 15 September 2018 until 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 completion date of this gold plate offering ceremony of the Shwedagon Pagoda is said to be announced by earliest Q1 2019.

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.

We will operate all confirmed itineraries that include a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda as outlined.