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Shwe Kyin Monastery

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

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

Bogyoke Aung San Museum0.66km from 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.

Yangon Zoo0.75km from Shwe Kyin Monastery

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.

Shwedagon Pagoda0.94km from Shwe Kyin Monastery

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.

Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda0.95km from Shwe Kyin Monastery

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.

Martyrs' Mausoleum1.07km from Shwe Kyin Monastery

The mausoleum is dedicated to Aung San and other leaders, who were assassinated on 19 July 1947.

Kandawgyi Lake1.11km from Shwe Kyin Monastery

Kandawgyi Lake or also called as Royal Lake is one of the most beautiful attractions of Yangon. The lake was built to provide a clean water supply for the British colonial government at the time.

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Yangon Region31 attractions

The most developed region of Myanmar and the main international gateway.