Every evening armies of volunteers sweep the dust from the platform which surrounds the big stupa in Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda.

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Every evening armies of volunteers sweep the dust from the platform which surrounds the big stupa in Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda.
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Every evening, an army of (mainly women) volunteers show up at the magnificent Shwedagon Paya (or pagoda) in Yangon, Myanmar, and having been provided with brooms set off in relays to sweep the dust off the platform which surrounds the huge golden stupa at the heart of the shrine.
Location: Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar