TRAVEL GOLDEN DESTINATIONS: Schwedagon Pagoda: Yangon, Myanmar Burma
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  A dazzling kaleidoscope-esque architectural feat, the Schwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar is a gold dipped temple, feauturing a dome adorned with thousands of diamonds and rubies.  In the 15th century, a Mon queen donated her weight in gold to the temple, and today, pilgrims continue this tradition by rubbing gold leaf patches on the structure’s walls.  Pair a silk htamein with the Sun’s gem for an elegant evening in Yangon.

October 2013