Admire the spectacular Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery, an impressive example of Burmese monastery architecture. Built in 1818 by Queen Me Nu as the residence of the royal abbott, the building veered away from tradition and was built using masonry rather than wood, giving it the nickname "the brick monastery." Photographers will relish the opportunity to explore this marvellous structure, which offers the finest brickwork decorated with flora and stucco. Follow inner passageways to uncover several Buddha images. Surrounding the monastery, you’ll find golden-topped white stupas of various sizes. Add Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery to your Mandalay travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mandalay tour builder website .
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Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery Reviews
Esta ubicada en Inwa al igual que muchas otras atracciones. Hay un recorrido en carreta jalada con caballo qué te lleva a todas las atracciónes y esta es la última. Vale la pena ir a Inwa more »It is located in Inwa like many other attractions. There is a cart ride pulled with horse that takes you to all the attractions and this is the last one. It's worth going to Inwa
Yet another fascinating and unique monastery to visit! Great photo ops all around this place! I would allow a minimum of an hour to really explore it well. Do not miss it if you are in the area! more »
A nice monastery build if brick like every monument in this stone free region. The monastery contains a series of arched corridors at 90 degrees to each other. This creates interesting perspective for photographs. Interestingly they didn't seem to know about vaulted arches and all is build with step arches. A little market below offers some opportunity to take colorful picture of people. This can be visited with shoes!!
Donated by a Queen named Mae Nuin 18 century.That is why some say Mae Nu Oak Kyaung which means brick monastry donated by Mae Nu.Beutiful building.
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