Monywa's most impressive temple is a gilded work one block west of the clock tower in the centre of town.
Nearby Myanmar (Burma) attractions
1. Clock Tower
This handy traffic circle and landmark is a useful reference point for navigating the city.
2. Bogyoke Statue
A useful landmark on busy Bogyoke Rd.
3. Su Taung Pye Zedi
If you have time to kill in Monywa, it's worth taking a stroll around this eye-catching pagoda, a 15-minute walk southwest of the clock tower.
4. Thanboddhay Paya
This colourful, modern temple is famed for its staggering number of buddha images as well as its carnivalesque exterior, with a unique roof layered with…
5. Shwe Ba Taung
Some 650m beyond the restaurants and souvenir stands of Hpo Win 'village' lies Shwe Ba Taung, a smaller, contrastingly different set of 46 cave chambers…
6. Hpo Win Daung Complex
One of Monywa's biggest attractions, this rural complex of 492 buddha chambers was carved into a limestone hillside between the 14th and 18th centuries…
7. Maha Bodhi Tataung
If you're a fan of garden gnomes, you're going to love this place! The name of this vast hillside buddha-rama translates as '1000 buddhas'. In reality…
8. British-era House
A minor attraction in A Myint is the British-era house of the former village chief. It's private and still owned by the original family, who might show…