Bargaya Monastery, Mandalay

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#5 of 17 in Historic Sites in Mandalay
Visit the cultural heritage of Myanmar, Bargaya 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. Arrange to visit Bargaya Monastery and other attractions in Mandalay using our Mandalay road trip planning app .
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  • Built in 1834 in teak and 267 pillars inside. It is not the most interesting in the country. Very funny car horse
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  • Revisited this monument always with the same enchantment and our friend who visited him for the first time was amazing.
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  • The floor is very dangerous, many of the nails have been raised, Red foot on the top millions to be careful, the room is very dim and moist, but the façade is really beautiful, in the place where the ticket is received, it is not properly maintained, if the ticket price is too low, really can adjust, otherwise can see the original beauty, but because of neglect to care and lose it, Too bad.
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Look at the area to the southwest of the royal palace for the main choice of accommodations in Mandalay. Some cushier options sit on the main thoroughfares, offering rooms with balconies overlooking the core architectural and historic sights. A number of basic hotels lie close to the main train station, while budget-friendly guesthouses concentrate in the area around 25th Street. Farther to the west, some hotels have views of the river, while to the east lie lodgings with convenient proximity to major regional highways.
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