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Mount Popa

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Myanmar
Mount Popa is perhaps best known as a pilgrimage site, with numerous Nat temples and relic sites atop the mountain. Southwest of Mount Popa is Taung Kalat (pedestal hill), sheer-sided volcanic plug, which rises 657 metres (2,156 ft) above the sea level. A Buddhist monastery is located at the summit of Taung Kalat. At one time, the Buddhist hermit U Khandi maintained the stairway of 777 steps to the summit of Taung Kalat. [More Details]
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