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7-Day Private Guided Myanmar Classic Tour with Hotel Accommodations
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Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura and Mingun Full-Day Tour From Mandalay By Private Car
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“teak wood” (16 reviews)
“horse cart” (8 reviews)
“young monks” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the very first temple we went to on our Myanmar trip. It was amazing to behold a huge temple all made of wood! Its intricate carvings and reliefs which tell stories of the old days and influences during that period is not to...More

Thank jinshen55
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived here on a horse and buggy ride. I was concerned for th skinny horse but the owner assured me he loved his horse, they generally live to 25 years.we didn't see any monks.....maybe they've left because of the state ot the temple.

Thank Jacqui E
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This monastery is of wood, so not the usual you would see in Myanmar, It is still quite beautiful. The main attraction here are the monks, of all ages, who line up for their lunch and therefore lots of tourists taking photos.

Thank slwityk
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, we did not see any monks when we were there. On top of that, we saw a lot of tourists taking pictures. Sad, but that was not the temple's fault for being beautiful. In comparison to other temples, it was not as grand and...More

Thank ngoctrantran
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It was the destination of our horse and buggy ride and was interesting to see but not especially great. Perhaps there is a limit to the number of temples, monasteries and stupas one can take in over a few days!

Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The monastery was made from wood craving which was very impressed. However no details or brief description to read and understand more about the place. We went in as our first stop for the day.

Thank Jariyasethi
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Watching over 1200 monks of all ages line up for lunch is a strange situation but that is the main attraction here. None of them seem to take much notice of the photo flashing tourists.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Entrance is included in the K10,000 ticket . It is a kit temple , made teak that gives a great impression of what Burmese style was pre the 19C, the temple is showing its age , very atmospheric , great to watch the bats in...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This monastery with its intrinsic exquisite carvings is a must see. The entire pagoda is made of teak wood and is a quiet place for a quick visit. No crowds and no entry fee.

Thank sharmilatandon
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This pagoda building made of wood that is already obsolete. Free entrance ticket to visit him. Quiet place, not too crowded like other pagoda

Thank WidhaKumalasari
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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