In which country can you find this snow-white pagoda?

In which country can you find this snow-white pagoda?

Perched near Mandalay, Myanmar, the Hsinbyume Pagoda is also known as the “White Pagoda.” The snow-white, elegantly-shaped tiers resemble the mythological pagoda of Chulamanee atop the sacred Buddhist mountain of Mount Meru. Then-crown prince and later Burmese King Bagyidaw built the pagoda in 1816 and dedicated it to his first wife, Hsinbyume (which means “Princess White Elephant”), who died during childbirth.

The seven terraced waves are said to represent the mountain ranges around Mount Meru, the center of the universe in Buddhist mythology. The pagoda goes by a third name as well — Mya Thein Tan Pagoda (100,000 Emeralds Pagoda), since that’s supposedly how much treasure it took to fund its construction.

China

Thailand

Myanmar

Nepal

Answer: The correct answer is Myanmar

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