Must-Visit Monasteries

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Besides temples and pagodas, Myanmar is also home to some fascinating monasteries. Here’s a list of monasteries to squeeze into your “must-see” list.

Bagan

Popa Taung Kalat Monastery
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• Ananda Ok Kyaung Monastery
• Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery
• Popa Taung Kalat Monastery
• Soemingyi Monastery


Hpa-An

• Bayin Nyi Monastery
• Kyauk Kalap Monastery
• Thamanyat Kyaung Monastery

Inle Lake

• Nga Phe Kyaung (Jumping Cat Monastery)

Mandalay

• Atumashi Monastery
• Mahagandayon Monastery
• Shwenandaw Kyuang (Golden Palace Monastery)

Nyaungshwe

• Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung

Yangon

• Kalaywa Monastery