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Yokesone Monastery

Sa Lay, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

About Yokesone Monastery

A beautiful historic Buddhist monastery which was located in the heart of the Magway region. This monastery was famous for its architectural intelligence and also historical importance. It was constructed with 153 teak posts, each more than 3 feet in diameter, which hold the building up about 10 feet above the ground. Nowadays a lot of tourists visit this place.



Attractions near Yokesone Monastery

Lawkananda Pagoda34.45km from Yokesone Monastery

Lawkananda Pagoda was built by King Anawrahta during his reign in 1059. The pagoda has enshrined the Buddha’s tooth relic in Bagan. It was erected on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Lawkananda would be the first to see with its distinctive elongated cylindrical dome. It is still used as an everyday place of worship and is thought to house an important Buddha-tooth replica.

Tant Kyi Taung Pagoda(၁)36.06km from Yokesone Monastery

This is a prominent Buddhist pagoda located close to historic Bagan City which was created by King Anawrahta in 1059 AD. It is believed to have up 4 tooth relics of Gautama Buddha.  It has an image of Buddha, a statue of Ananda, and a forest guardian as main attractions, and also there are so many things to see in and around this pagoda.

Apalyadana Temple36.99km from Yokesone Monastery

A 12th-century Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Bagan. The temple complex has a large central temple, which has a rectangular plan. The main idol of the temple is a brick image of Gautama Buddha. It is now one of the key attraction in this area and daily a lot of peoples visits to this place.

Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda37.49km from Yokesone Monastery

The Dhammayazika Pagoda is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Pwasaw in Myanmar. It was built in 1196 during the reign of King Narapatisithu. The pagoda is circular in design and is made of brick. Its three terraces contain terra cotta tiles illustrating scenes from the Jataka.

Manuha Temple37.49km from Yokesone Monastery

A Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Myanmar and is also a famous place here.  It is a rectangular building of two storeys. The building contains three images of seated Buddhas and an image of Buddha entering Nirvana. Manuha Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bagan.

Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar37.96km from Yokesone Monastery

The temple contains a large array of well-preserved frescoes on its interior walls, the oldest original paintings to be found in Bagan, which was built in 1113 AD by Prince Yazakumar. It is one of the pure examples for the Myanmar architecture and is also famous among the tourists by its historical importance.

Where is Yokesone Monastery

Discover more attractions in Magway Region, where Yokesone Monastery is located

Magway Region3 attractions

In this region, excavation activities revealed fossils of primates that are more than 40 million years old. Magway is also home to two large wildlife sanctuaries and Plenty of pagodas that attract thousands of visitors to the region.