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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Tours of this huge monastery are easy to book. The Monks live, work, and worship there, but welcome visitors. You can tour their large dining room where donors often provide their meals.
The Monastery is old but clean, and shrines are all around. A wonderful infusion into the Buddhist ethic.

Thank Ace J
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

We went at a time when there was not much activities going on and it was before their lunch procession. We just walked around a little to see the buildings that composed this monastery. As with visiting any other temples or pagodas, the dress codes are the same. Shoes and socks off your feet, even if you have to use their restrooms.

Thank ROCruiser
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Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

If you are there in the morning and have a chance to offer the monks meal. It is a big monastic school in Bago which there is at least 1000 monks study here. They believe that if you send your child to study here, they will grown up to be a good person.

Thank Dhida R
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

Do not go there if you are looking for something strange or spectacular but if you want to understand the Buddhist culture and the important role of the Buddhist monk in the society this monastery is the perfect place to meet these goals !
A guide is required as verbal communication with the monks is unfeasible but it is still possible to really witness what they do , learn , eat , and how the live . The Monastery itself is quite big and there are a lot of different areas to visit . We were told that it was the biggest one in Myanmar !

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Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

An extremely touristy place. The monks are fed (like in a zoo) at 11 a.m. and just before that bus after bus unloads hundreds of tourists who are expected to give money to the monks, as they parade by with their bowls.

Before and after 11 it is a peaceful place with a certain charm.

Thank Lasse2
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