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Mandalay Hill

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Mandalay Hill
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Burma: Pagan, Mandalay, Rangoon;landscape;slide set
Description: One of the chief pilgrimage places in Burma. Tradition says that the Buddha prophesied that in the 2400th year after his time a great Buddhist city would be founded at the foot of this hill. King Mindon founded Mandalay there in 1856, and made it his capital.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3634


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