Jin Taw Yan (Chinese: 金多堰; pinyin: Jīnduōyàn; Burmese: ကြင်းတော်ယန်ဗုဒ္ဓဘာသာဘုရားကျောင်း), is a Mahayana Buddhist temple located on Strand Road in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma).[1] The temple was officially opened on 18 February 2014, and faces the Irrawaddy River. Construction began in 2009, and cost approximately 4.5 billion kyats, with 20% of funds coming from the Capital Diamond Star Group.[2] The temple is reputed to be Myanmar's largest Chinese temple.[2]

Jin Taw Yan
Jin Taw Yan is located in Myanmar
Jin Taw Yan
Shown within Myanmar
Geographic coordinates21°58′36″N 96°03′29″E / 21.976574°N 96.058155°E / 21.976574; 96.058155
CompletedFebruary 18, 2014; 10 years ago (2014-02-18)

References edit

  1. ^ Planet, Lonely. "Self-guided Tours in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  2. ^ a b "Myanmar's largest Chinese temple opens". The Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 2021-06-27. Retrieved 2018-06-20.