|Main Stupa where the Buddha's sacred hair relic is enshrined|
Botataung Pagoda is one a most famous pagoda and a must visit in Yangon. Botataung literally means one thousand military officers. According to the local people, it says the pagoda was built 2500 years ago by Mon ethnic. Buddha's hair relic is enshrined at the main stupa of the Botataung Pagoda. The specialty is probably the inside of the stupa is hollow and open to the public. The hair relic is preserved in a glass covered by many jewels and gold where you can actually see from outside. The wall and ceiling are decorated with gold which shines beautifully.