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Village Minzu, Monywa, Myanmar
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Hire a guide (if you are a Westerner, they will spot you pretty quickly.) The guides have a mediocre knowledge but will be beneficial in helping you navigate the site which is expansive. A guide for an hour is 5000 kyat.

Thank TonyF2434
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I thought that this would be some kind of deep, amazing cave with all sorts of cavities going deeper and deeper into the mountains, but instead, found a whole bunch of shallow "caves" with Buddhas chiseled inside the walls. Everything is falling into pieces and...More

Thank Suemen
Reviewed August 30, 2018

There are hundreds of small and bigger caves with beautiful paintings all over the walls telling the story of Siddhartha Gautama (the last Buddha) from the time at his father's palace to his enlightment under the bodhi tree. Some of the sitting and reclining Buddhas...More

Thank Stephan1000
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Stay a couple of nights that way its not rushed . Spend the morning at the caves then afternoon at Bodhi Tataung . Hire a taxi not a tuk tuk . Taxi 2 hrs out and back . Plus time spent at caves . My...More

1  Thank Darren B
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

There is a slightly annoying/money greedy woman who hails you down from her hut and asks you to pay an entrance fee of 2500. Not sure if this is legitimate or not. Our money is definitely not being invested into any signposts or clean up...More

Thank I_wander_asia
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We decided to break our journey from Mandalay to Bagan and decided to stay in Monywa for two nights and are glad we did. A tuktuk drive away - approximately 70km round trip - we hired a young girl to show us around who also...More

2  Thank 64jensl
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This was just another breathtaking and stunning place which I did not expect at all. This really should be supported by the UNESCO. It is a huge cave area with 999 small caves with countless Buddha statues inside. I never saw something like this before....More

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Good site. Lots of walking. Lots of temples but in bad shape. Beware of moneys - quite fierce. Better to wear good walking shoes and appropriately dress. Many statues in cave and paintings very badly maintained. Better to have a guide. Rich in history

3  Thank ngung chia s
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Truly quite a sight to behold Very intact statues and wall drawings. When we went there were only a few other people, many monkeys however. Watch your shoes which you must remove before going inside the caves. The ride there took one hour from town,...More

1  Thank Dorothy n
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Mynamar Shalom organizer, Sammy, insisted we go to this "off the beaten track" "site". OMG MUST DO... so i think we took a "shortcut" thru fields, passing oxen at work, almost losing an axle... and it was a long haul... and I am THRILLED we...More

2  Thank JustJulieNYC
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Osric
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Response from JustJulieNYC | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for your husband's condition- yes, barefoot.... not negotiable . I tried the sock thing bc - lets be honest- its dirty and idea of walking barefoot on dirt and pebbles is antithetical to how we live. BUT.....This was... More
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