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“The cave of murals!”
6 Nov 2016
“Unusual cave temple.”
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Southwest of Shwezigon | Nyaung-U, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually found this place quite interesting! It is very old. It was built at the beginning of the 11th century likely by the father of king Kyanzittha. It is a cave that was part of a monastery. It is not big. It is dark...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Unlike other scattered temples of Bagan, this cave temple located in Nyaung U area is not frequented by bustling tourists. Built in 12th century, towards southwest of Shwezigon Paya, it looks like unusual cliff face and reveal mysterious past of Bagan kings. An elderly lady...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MadanGopalM
Reviewed 16 May 2016

If you enjoy visiting off the beaten path places, this is what you're looking for! A former monastery with frescoes that is being refurbished to its former glory. Many of the walls in the interior formerly had beautiful, exquisite frescoes. It is now slowly, bit...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank kcchin
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This Umin or cave is from the 11/13 century, divided into a series of 3 rooms in each division, the higher your rank the bigger the room you received. Monks spent years at a time in this monastery, no natural lighting so you need a...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Chris101111
Reviewed 7 June 2013

After you see Shwezigon Paya, walk toward the river and you will find it on your left just before you reach the river. It doesn't look special at all so this place can be easily missed. It is locked normally so our horse wagon guy...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank MizuhoK
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