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Wonderful teak monastery

This beautiful teak monastery has wonderfully complex and intricate carvings covering the outside... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Raelene H
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Melbourne, Australia
All wood temple!

All wood temple. Very cool and intricate carvings all along the roofs of the temple. Inside wood... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
satobt
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Hilo, Hawaii
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30 Nov 2017
“Graceful little Shami”
1 Nov 2017
“A must do! Different from the rest!”
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| Near the Ayeyarwady River, Leya, Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

On the trip I went to a few monasteries. These are graceful and holly places. Since there are already photos of the monastery buildings, I concentrated on the little Shami, who one day will become a wise monk. . . . Burmese Buddhists must become...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite! Different from the rest of the temples! It's a beautiful monastery in teck completely carved Every millimeters of the wood has been sculpted and its amazing! We could visit the inside when we were there. Off the beaten track, no tourist...More

Thank Noémie C
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first teakwood monastery I ever saw and the guide who I was with, even stayed there as a child. It has incredible wood carvings and is absolutely unique. The best to go there is by a horse cart or an e-bike.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went here as part of our tour and although the Monastery itself is quite beautiful form the outside, unfortunately were could not go inside at the time we visited, so a little disappointed. This is also referred to as Myoe Daung Monastery and is...More

Thank AdrianT2720
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The original monastery has deteriorated so significantly, that it is now virtually unrecognizable. The current monastery has now shifted next door, in a slight replication of the original. Not really worth the effort to view, and accordingly cannot be found on Bagan maps provided to...More

Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This beautiful teak monastery has wonderfully complex and intricate carvings covering the outside and decorating the interior. In a quiet area, not inundated with tourists and set in a treed location it is beautifully peaceful, and you can walk around taking photos, and just looking...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

All wood temple. Very cool and intricate carvings all along the roofs of the temple. Inside wood planks are uneven and not level, very rustic feel to the whole place!

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