Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple
|Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple|
|Founder||Sir Po Tha|
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple (
The construction was sponsored by a wealthy Burmese Buddhist, Sir Po Tha, in 1899. The image was completed in 1907 by another construction company, but was not proportioned correctly, and the Buddha's face had an aggressive expression.
In the 1950s, the old Buddha image was demolished and temple trustees began work to replace the image, under the supervision of U Thaung, a master craftsman from