Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery, Mandalay

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Admire the spectacular Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery, an impressive example of Burmese monastery architecture. Built in 1818 by Queen Me Nu as the residence of the royal abbott, the building veered away from tradition and was built using masonry rather than wood, giving it the nickname "the brick monastery." Photographers will relish the opportunity to explore this marvellous structure, which offers the finest brickwork decorated with flora and stucco. Follow inner passageways to uncover several Buddha images. Surrounding the monastery, you’ll find golden-topped white stupas of various sizes. Add Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery to your Mandalay travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mandalay tour builder website .
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  • We arrive in this monastery in a carriage. At first glance the site lacks originality. The brick is covered with a paint very damaged. This site needs to be maintained so that it can attract tourists. The "Maha Aung Mye BOM SAN MONASTERY" is surrounded by several small pagodas. We visited and may interest... This place is deserted...
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  • Much like the old wooden monasteries, with their tiered roofs...except this one is of brick and stucco. Architecturally ornate it's a complex structure. It's weather-worn ochre paintwork adds to its m...  more »
  • Even if the plant slightly unkempt and weathered, it is worth a visit. Alone the arrival by horse-drawn carriage is not commonplace,
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  • Much more interesting if u know the background history. Great experience.
  • It has a great architecture!
  • White stone temple as a ruin.
  • 馬哈昂美寺 原木造 1872重建後改 磚佛塔 " 黃寺 "
  • Ying was the only area with attractions. Cambodia, where I think.
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