World’s Largest Book

Yet another of ancient Burma’s mind-boggling sights on the grounds of the Kuthodaw Pagoda, this “book” consists of 729 stupas – each containing a single two-sided page from the massive Pāli Canon. Wikipedia has a nice shot from Mandalay Hill, which gives you a better idea of the size of this “book”.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Wen says:

    That is absolutely amazing….I can’t believe each page has it’s own structure…..wow…..

  2. thedude says:

    Yes, and incredibly, the characters on each and every page were once gold-filled.

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