Laykyun Sekkya

The Laykyun Sekkya Buddha, Myanmar
The Laykyun Sekkya Buddha, Myanmar

Historical Context

Begun in 1996 and completed in 2008 the Laykyun Sekkya statue of the Gautama Buddha is the world's third tallest (2019) standing 116 meters (381 ft). It is located near the city of Monywa in Myanmar.

Monument Info


Location: Khatakan Taung, Monywa, Myanmar

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  • 2018-02-21 Laykyun Sekkya, the world's third tallest statue at 116 meters (381 ft) depicting Gautama Buddha completed in Khatakan Taung, Myanmar

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