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Watch out for the bats

Entrance is included in the K10,000 ticket . It is a kit temple , made teak that gives a great... read more

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Wayne B
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Teak Monastery

This monastery with its intrinsic exquisite carvings is a must see. The entire pagoda is made of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Entrance is included in the K10,000 ticket . It is a kit temple , made teak that gives a great impression of what Burmese style was pre the 19C, the temple is showing its age , very atmospheric , great to watch the bats in...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monastery with its intrinsic exquisite carvings is a must see. The entire pagoda is made of teak wood and is a quiet place for a quick visit. No crowds and no entry fee.

Thank sharmilatandon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pagoda building made of wood that is already obsolete. Free entrance ticket to visit him. Quiet place, not too crowded like other pagoda

Thank WidhaKumalasari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank billturn
Reviewed April 30, 2017

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 getting to: bus to the river, a so-called ferry which...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Nice stopover to see a different type of architecture. Definitely not the normal wood carving. But a little overrated.

Thank TheNotTakenName
Reviewed April 23, 2017

One of the places to visit if you are in Mandalay! Easy to reach, special because of the construction work.

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed April 21, 2017

it is an impressive monastery with wood beams so tall that is carved from one tree per beam. dark inside but we saw monks and novice inwhich the novice were studying under the tutorage of older monks.

Thank stellakwongriechmann
Reviewed April 14, 2017

One of Myanmar’s finest surviving teak monasteries, Built in 1838 AD., the Bagaya Monastery is decorated with intricate carvings, floral arabesques, curved figurines and the reliefs of birds and animals. Today, young novices attend school here in the mornings. This is one stops of Ava...More

Thank JaneJ2010
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Recommend doing Sagaing, Inn Wa and Amarapura as a combo day trip. Many travel agents and taxi drivers offer package deals. We saw as much as $26 per person for this trip. I booked a taxi driver through our hotel for three people for 45,000...More

Thank Kenneth M
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How to get there from 74th street?
January 9, 2015|
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Response from Dejan P | Reviewed this property |
You can also just rent a scooter and get there without using boats and horse carrigies, which personally I found to be a rip-off and very uncomfortable. You have to find the way though but i gues if you get a map this should... More