Shwe In Bin Monastry, Mandalay

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Shweinbin Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Mandalay, Burma, built in the tradition of Burmese teak architecture. The monastery was built in 1895 by a Sino-Burmese merchant married to a Burmese woman of royal extraction. The monastery's construction strictly adheres to traditional rules of Burmese monastic architecture and includes all of the designated pyatthat-crowned pavilions.
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  • Shwe In Bin Monastery was one of the monasteries that escaped from the World War (2) destruction. It was built in 1895. A Chinese merchant, U Set Shwin, donated it. It is a typical monastery which...  more »
  • This is the most beautiful teak monastery and is right in the middle of Mandalay city. It was fortunately moved, I beleive, from the palace complex by the King before the British deposed him and took....  more »
  • An original wooden structure built 1895 so surprisingly not too old. Ornately carved and decorated with various carvings and untouched features. There is not a lot to see inside except the many large....  more »
  • Quiet and nice place. Surprisingly no tourists at all. Good to have a look if you are around.
  • Beautiful old teak woods monastery
  • Really great impression. Original very rich wood carved decorations ! Definately worth visiting. We're lucky to see it almost alone without turist traffic. Being in Mandalay you should go there !
  • Worth visiting. Quiet and peaceful place.
  • Nice quiet place with good preserved wood carvings. It is a visit worth.

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