Amarapura was once a royal capital but little remains of the royal constructions.
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One of the most photographed images of Burma is the U Bein Bridge. Built from teak over 200 years ago the bridge is over a kilometre long over the shallow Taungthaman Lake.
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The temple has a large buddha carved from a single piece of marble that was transported from the Irrawady river to the pagoda by 10,000 men taking 13 days