Shwe Kyin Monastery
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
About Shwe Kyin Monastery
Shwe Kyin is a monastery in eastern Yangon. The monastery is popular for its old meditation caves, some of which date back to old times.
Attractions near Shwe Kyin Monastery
The Bogyoke Aung San Museum is a museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar. The Museum exhibits things that are used by Bogyoke Aung San such as furniture, dresses, books, car, and his family photos.
The Yangon Zoo is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar. The zoo has 145 species of land animals,including 8 endangered species.
The most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present era. These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head of Gautama.
The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda in Yangon is known for its 46-foot-tall sitting Buddha statue. The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda was constructed in 1900, next to the Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha.
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