The Shwedagon Pagoda is probably the oldest Buddhist shrine in the world. It was built over a period of about 500 years using thousands of laborers in the present nation of Myanmar.
What is pagoda street name after?
It is name pagoda street because it had many pagodas along the street.
How many people built the lighthouse of Alexandria?
about 2,350 people built the lighthouse of alexandria
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Who designed the Shwedagon Pagoda?
The Shwedagon is the greatest pagoda of its kind in the world, comparable in size and grandeur to the Angkor Wat of Cambodia and the Boro Budur of Indonesia. "Shwe" means gold and Dagon is a former name of Yangon. Hence, Shwedagon means the golden pagoda at the city of Dagon, It is believed to have been built nearly 2600 years ago, that is, during the Buddha's life time. According to the legend of the pagoda, two trader brothers from Myanmar, by...
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Who were the people responsible for the National Road built to West Virginia?
Well, this could be many people. Thomas Jefferson Approved it in 1806 while in office, but many people built it so it's hard to trace it to one person. ...