Monywa Buddha - World's largest Reclining Buddha

Monywa city is in central Myanmar located on the banks of the Chindwin River. In east of the city is the Po Khaung Taung, a range of hills wherever you can see the Monywa Buddha– the largest reclining Buddha statue in the world. This massive figure measures 90 meters (300 feet) in length. The head alone is 60 feet high.

The Monywa Buddha was built in the year 1991 and is empty space inside, allowing visitors to walk beside from the head to the feet. Inside the figure, there are 9,000 one-foot-high metal images of the Buddha and his followers, illustrating various representations of important events in the Buddha’s life.

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