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This was by far one of my favorite pagodas in all of Myanmar. The row of buddhas inside the temple is just astonishingly gorgeous! I really couldn't get enough pictures in there as the architectural design is flawless!
U Min Thonze Pagoda is located on the Sagaing Hill, 20 km from Mandalay.
On Sagaing Hill, have so many Buddha images and also have Soon U Pone Nya Shin Pagoda nearly.
This pagoda comprises of 45 Buddha statues in a crescent-shaped colonnade. Each Buddha...More
The gallery of Buddha statues inside the "caves" is definitely worth-while even on a very hot day (35 degrees centigrade when I was there) when you sweat gallons over the steps that lead up to the top. The view is also outstanding.
The name “caves” is rather misleading...they are not caves as most of us think of them, but rather a temple built into the side of a hill. The curved face of the lower part of the temple has small arches each of which lead into...More
Lots of steps to the pagodas but worth it. The views are really amazing over the valley. The pagoda is beautiful in the afternoon sunlight. They are not really caves but small rich gold colour entrances which open up to a semi circular wall of...More
It 's a rather long cave that's now home to a number of Buddhas placed in a row. It's as ornamental on the outside as it is inside. As one steps in through a narrow door the length of the caves opens up to reveal...More
Our guide took us to U Min Thonze Caves perched high so great views of pagodas etc in the distance. The circular design and the forty (I think there was) Buddhas was pretty spectacular. Worth the effort to visit.
When spening mostof a day visiting pagodas and monasteries, it is worth wearing easily removable shoes and no socks. Otherwise you will be spending a good slice of your time taking shoes on and off. This was one of the first such sites we visited...More
This is a pagoda which includes 45 gilted pagodas inside a cave, each pagoda with a different size and facial expression. As soon as you enter the cave, it is incredible to view a long line of sitting Buddha images inside. Moreover, it is situated...More