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Reviewed 17 September 2019

This very Monastery was built with Myanmar Teak wood in the Ava era,1782. It using about 267 teak pillars and largest on is over 60 feet long and still strong enough for the building. Foreigner has to pay entrance fee for archeological zone however, it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AungMyo S
Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

Over hundred years old building with huge teak pillars and wooden crafts. Located in ancient Inn Wa city. Can see old palace area and big wall.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank wail836
Reviewed 29 July 2019

The Bagaya was visited on our second day in Mandalay. Its architecture is very gaudy and monumental. You should visit once!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank luis2828
Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

Building with teak wood and you can see Myanmar Ancient Monastery Style.Other way also you can see many ancient Buddha Status in this Monastery .

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kokyaw79
Reviewed 17 June 2019

Well, its a teak monastery (disused) and the size of the poles used to construct it are amazing. It is maintained, as we found getting creosote on our bare feet. There is a similar teak monastery in Mandalay, but if you are going to see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Margot P
Reviewed 11 June 2019

Beautiful detailed all over the place. You can stay here for long time and you will find new elements each time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ruben R
Reviewed 9 June 2019

Worth a visit to discover this teak monastery, circa 1870. The craftsmanship and details in the wood carvings are spectacular, and a reminder of the challenges faced by those building the monastery.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 6 June 2019

Locatedin teh Amarapuyra district adjoining Mandalay,the Bagaya Monastery (Bagaya Kyaung) was built in 1834 during the reign of King Bagyidaw. But it’s actually the second versopn as the original, of 1593, burned down in 1821.Intricately carved wood inside and outdoors are its main attraction; the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Geeess
Reviewed 11 March 2019

Something different, a structure/monastery made completely from wood/teak. Nice to walk around avoiding the splinters and protruding nails, paying particular attention, to the decorated with carvings, (floral arabesques, curved figurines and reliefs of birds and animals). The whole structure is soaked with a creosote substance...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 4 March 2019 via mobile

Another gorgeous Mandalay gem. Beautiful wooden and stone paya not often visited by tourists. (So worth a look) Better for photos. Lol

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Dejan P | Reviewed this property |
You can also just rent a scooter and get there without using boats and horse carrigies, which personally I found to be a rip-off and very uncomfortable. You have to find the way though but i gues if you get a map this should... More
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