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The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) aims to protect and preserve cultural and natural heritage around the world that is considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. In April 1996, and updated in July 2013, UNESCO listed Kuthodaw Pagoda on the Memory of the World Register.…

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2000 BCE – Mandalay Hill became a place of veneration by early Buddhists and a site of several holy relics of Gautama Buddha.   1784The golden Mahamuni Image was taken from Mahamuni Pagoda in Western Rakhine State and placed in a new temple in Mandalay, where it remains to this…