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Kyanzittha Umin

Southwest of Shwezigon | Nyaung-U, Bagan, Myanmar
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Unusual cave temple.

Unlike other scattered temples of Bagan, this cave temple located in Nyaung U area is not... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Madan Gopal M
,
Bengaluru, India
via mobile
Secluded 'off the beaten path' former monastery

If you enjoy visiting off the beaten path places, this is what you're looking for! A former... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
kcchin
,
Honolulu, HI
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6 Nov 2016
“Unusual cave temple.”
15 May 2016
“Secluded 'off the beaten path' former monastery”
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Southwest of Shwezigon | Nyaung-U, Bagan, Myanmar
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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank MizuhoK
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