Menghuan Grand Golden Pagoda is located at Leiyarang Mountain in the southeast of Luxi (Mangshi), the capital city of Dehong Prefecture. It’s the best place to bird-eye view the town of Mangshi and those picturesque Dai villages around. Being 73 meters high, the pagoda is a three-storied octagonal but hollow one. The ground floor is the most impressive. With an area of 2,000 square meters, it’s spacious enough for nearly 2,000 pilgrims to pray at the same time. Enshrined in the hall are mainly Buddhist figures such as Sakyamuni in the east, Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy) in the south, Medicine Buddha in the west, and Maitreya (the Future Buddha) in the north, etc. all of which are made from Myanmar white marble to present grandeur and magnificence.
Menghuan Grand Golden Pagoda was started from June 30, 2004 and completed in June, 2007. The whole frame is eight-square hollow stupa, opened with four gates. In the middle of the audience hall, circling the peak columns is four statues of Buddha made by natural white marble.
Menghuan Grand Golden Pagoda
There are Sakyamuni in the east, Apothecary in the west, Kwan-yin in the south and Maitreya in the north. In the second and the third floor, it is exhibited the fresco and implement refer to Buddha’s whole life and teaching. There are 16 unique towers in the flat roof of the second, third floor respectively and 8 fancy vase towers were built in the upper flat roof.
Other unique pogodas in Yunnan:
The tours including Mangshi:
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