Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, Nyaungshwe

Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Discover miniature alcoves filled with Buddha ornaments at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, a visually alluring temple with embellished walls. Guides are available to give insight into the various meanings of the Buddha figures donated by believers from all over the world. Use our Nyaungshwe trip app to add Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung and other attractions to your Nyaungshwe vacation plans.
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  • The wooden monastery building is perfectly preserved. Of great interest is the gallery of statues of Buddha. And of course it’s interesting to watch the students.  more »
  • Unique in its architecture and style, this is a working monastery - somehow the young novice monks just continue with their studies regardless of the throngs of tourists that move in and out of the...  more »
  • I like this teak wood old monastery, especially Buddha Images in side are so beautiful. Design of building as well so beautiful. Young monks are sitting on the circular windows is so cute too. I will....  more »
  • Nice monatsery, a little different from others. Also nice bike ride from the city to get here.
  • One and only one monastery on the wrold
  • A beautiful place with many locals
  • Beautiful pagoda
  • Hundreds of small Buddha statues were on the wall. When I visited in the morning, I saw Monk preaching. It's not too touristy, and I feel like I've been able to see Buddhism as it is.
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