Golden Rock – One Crazy Day

The Golden Rock is one of the most sacred places to visit in Myanmar. It is rested at its summit, which seems to defy gravity by delicately balancing on the edge of a 1,100 meter high Kyaiktiyo mountain. Most of the Buddhist pilgrims from around the world come here to worship and add gold leaf to the Rock. For Filipino, these are their version of Sampaguita flowers. They offer gold leaf for their sacred Buddhist image. The rock standing 7.6 meters tall and the gilded pagoda which sits on top of it is 7.3 meters in height. It is said to cover a hair … Continue reading Golden Rock – One Crazy Day