September 19, 2017

Pilgrims throng to Werawsana Jade Pagoda

Pilgrims from various regions of the country visit Werawsana Jade Pagoda in Amarapura Township.  Photo: Chan Thar (Meiktila)
Pilgrims from various regions of the country visit Werawsana Jade Pagoda in Amarapura Township.
Photo: Chan Thar (Meiktila)

PILGRIMS from various regions thronged to the Werawsana Jade Pagoda in Amarapura Township, Mandalay Region on Wednesday for the Full Moon Day of Thadingyut.
“The car park was filled with more than 1,000 vehicles belonging to pilgrims,” said a local. “The platform of the pagoda was packed with thousands of people on the Full Moon Day. Even on other days the pagoda is packed with visitors.” The pagoda is made of jade and cost more than K33 billion to build. It in Hsinywa Myinhmu village, Amarapura Township.—Chan Thar (Meiktila)

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