Shwenandaw Monastery

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  • Address: Shwenandaw Monastery, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 13590 MMK
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture , Monastery

The Shwenandaw Monastery is loved for its intricate art work, traditional architecture and exuberant décor that covers ever inch of the structure. The Monastery was built in the late 19th century under the order of King Thibaw Min who removed the old building, believing it to be haunted by the spirit of his father.

Today, the rich teak wood work that is seen all around the building, sets it apart form all the otherbuildingsaround the city.

Highlights include:

  • The 10 Jataka tale scenes depicted by carvings in wood and covered by gold
  • Rare Myanmar carvings
  • Gold interiors

Entrance Ticket Details For Shwenandaw Monastery

  • Per person: USD 10 (~Burmese kyat 13589.50) include admission fee for Atumashi Pagoda along with other attractions around Myanmar.

How to Reach Shwenandaw Monastery

  • By Trishaw (cycle rickshaw)
  • By hiring a Motorcycle Taxi
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Bicycle/ Motorcycle

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  • Shwenandaw Monastery Address: Shwenandaw Monastery, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)
  • Shwenandaw Monastery Timing: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Shwenandaw Monastery Price: 13590 MMK
  • Best time to visit Shwenandaw Monastery(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Shwenandaw Monastery: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 70.17% of people who visit Mandalay include Shwenandaw Monastery in their plan

  • 40.5% of people start their Shwenandaw Monastery visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Shwenandaw Monastery

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

94.14% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shwenandaw Monastery

People normally club together Kuthodaw Pagoda & The World's Largest Book and Atumashi Monastery while planning their visit to Shwenandaw Monastery.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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