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Bagaya Monastery, Mandalay

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
Visit the cultural heritage of Myanmar, Bagaya Monastery. Made entirely of teak wood, the monastery, which dates back to 1834, is set among the rice fields and brings out the beauty of the surrounding landscape. The 267 pillars make up the building's architecture, accompanied by carvings on the walls, which showcase the typical ancient, ornamental art. Unlike many others, the monastery still serves as an advice school for young monks, so you can see them learning and reading in their everyday surroundings while you experience the peaceful atmosphere inside. Use our Mandalay trip itinerary maker to add Bagaya Monastery and other attractions to your Mandalay vacation plans.
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  • This pagoda building made of wood that is already obsolete. Free entrance ticket to visit him. Quiet place, not too crowded like other pagoda  more »
  • Rare survivor of Japanese bombing in WW2. Wooden temple. Ornate and beautiful. Free entry if you have paid to visit the place/fort - enter on same ticket.  more »
  • In a country where most of the temples and pagodas and other religious sites of which there are thousands, a teak monastery in such good condition is wonderful and fascinating. It took a bit of gettin...  more »