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World’s Tallest Standing Buddha

World’s Tallest Standing Buddha

The Ley Kyun Satkya (‘Satkya Muni Buddha of four cardinal lands’) in Khatakan Taung village close to Monywa, has 33 storeys, each storey is 12 feet high up to the 10th level. From the 11th level to the 33rd level, each storey is 13 feet high. The statue reached 424 feet on the hill of 1150 feet above sea level. Construction was completed in Feb 2007.