The Golden Rock, Kyaik-Tiyo Pagoda, Myanmar

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The Golden Rock, Kyaik-Tiyo Pagoda, Myanmar

The magnificent Kyaik-Tiyo Pagoda is a stupa that sits on top of a huge boulder, covered in gold leaf, which balances on the edge of a cliff at the top of Kyaikto Mountain. Kyaik-Tiyo is a place of pilgrimage for all Buddhists in Myanmar/Burma. People say this rock keep the balance because of one single hair of the Buddha.