Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung


View of Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung monastery

©David Eimer/Lonely Planet

This is probably the most photographed monastery in Nyaungshwe: the unique oval windows in the ancient teak thein (ordination hall) create a perfect frame for portraits of the novices. The monastery is 1½ miles north of town on the road to Shwenyaung.