Kakku is a pagoda field in Taunggyi, Myanma in southern Shan state. Covering an area of 306 m wide and 150 m long, there are over 2,000 pagodas here. Until 2001, a visit by Kakku to foreigners was prohibited. Initially open only to tour groups, the "magical place of Pa-O" (ethnic group in Myanmar) is now also open to individual travelers. According to legend, the first pagodas in 300 BC. Built in the 3rd century BC. The Central Stupa (Asokar Stupa) probably dates from the 16th century.