Inle Lake (Myanmar) SHWE YAN PYAY MONASTMarch 11, 2020 in Myanmar ⋅ ☁️ 84 °F
On our trip from the airport, we stopped at this humble gem of a monetary dates back to the 19th century. It is famous for its architecture built from teak and painted red. The monastery has carved structures on laminated gold teak wood as well as elegant statues. The ceiling of Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery is decorated with gorgeous carvings and gold leaves.
One of the outstanding features is its large oval windows (the size of doors) which form part of the Ordination Hall. The monastery continues to be used as a home for boys who have poor situations in the region who eventually become monks.Read more