In Mandalay: Shwenandaw Monastery, Buddha’s Story in Carved Teak

This traditional Burmese-style monastery, built in the 1880s, is the only major remaining structure related to the Royal Palace.

Teakwood Shwenandaw Monastery in MandalayThe walls are covered with teak carvings of the stories of Buddha’s life.
Teakwood Shwenandaw Monastery in Mandalay Teakwood Shwenandaw Monastery in Mandalay The intricate carving on the walls of the monastery is three-dimensional.
Teakwood Shwenandaw Monastery in Mandalay Teakwood Shwenandaw Monastery in Mandalay Teakwood Shwenandaw Monastery in Mandalay They take their fire safety seriously in an wooden building of historic importance.
Fire Safety for the Carved Wooden Shwenandaw Monastery in MandalayMore on mystical Myanmar.

 

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