Kya Kha Wain Kyaung

Myanmar (Burma)

The sight of some 500 monks and novices filing out in the early morning from one of largest monasteries in Myanmar to collect alms is worth getting up early for. You're free to wander around the complex but you might want to avoid the tour groups that tend to visit around 10.30am to see the monks eating lunch in a giant hall.

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