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Maulmain Great Pagoda

Photograph of the Kyaik-Than-Lan Pagoda at
Moulmein (Mawlamyaing) in Burma (Myanmar), taken by Philip Adolphe
Klier in the 1890s. This is a view of the pagoda looking along an
approach road. It is the tallest of five temples and monasteries
built on a ridge of hills in east Moulmein and was probably the
setting for Rudyard Kipling's poem 'The Road to Mandalay', which
begins: "By the old Moulmein P…