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Pink-robed nuns, surprisingly young - a fantastic sight!

This visit brought us into a Nunnery, a place where young women have committed themselves to a... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
DublinEdM
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Dublin
Very interesting visit

This is a working nunnery and provides you with a great insight into the culture and religion of... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
Seaside809117
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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

This visit brought us into a Nunnery, a place where young women have committed themselves to a prayerful religious life. A Nunnery is akin to a Monastery for monks. This was a truly amazing place with a variety of buildings in its grounds, some that...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We often hear or see Buddhist monks, but rarely have a chance to experience the life and living conditions of Buddhist nuns, so this is an opportunity to learn how these women and young girls live. Excellent educational experience !

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This is a working nunnery and provides you with a great insight into the culture and religion of Buddhists.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

This was a great visit that our guide organised. We went behind the scenes into the kitchen and then chatted to a nun who had been there 20 yrs since she was 9 yrs old. She gave us an insight as to what it was...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Our guide called this a nunnery. This is where many families send their girls for an education. They may enter the convent at age 9 through 24. These convents are to insure that Buddhism continues in the country.

Thank Mariellen H
Reviewed May 7, 2017

There are not many nunneries to explore in the whole Myanmar. Nunneries are lesser than Buddhist Monasteries in the country! More than 50% of country amount of nunneries are situated around Mandalay , especially around Sagaing Hill. If you would like to explore the way...More

Thank sagacious m
Reviewed February 11, 2016

This was an interesting place to learn about the life of Nuns in Myanmar. They take their last meal of the day at 11 and will not eat again until breakfast the following day. Some of the Nuns can be as young as 5-6 the...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2016

Have already been Sagaing over hundred times! As Sagaing is one of main religious centers in Myanmar , there has over thousand monasteries & around two hundred nunneries ( Buddhist Convent for Nuns ) on the Sagaing Hill & surrounding area. Tha Kya Di Tha...More

2  Thank kosoesoemdy
Reviewed January 22, 2016

Most of tourists didn't get this nunnery information & most went to Mahagandayon Monastery for monks when they are going for sightseeing to Sagaing , Innwa & Amaraprua. If you are boring to see crowded tourist group , Tha Kya Di Tha Nunnery ( Buddhist...More

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