Hnget Pyit Taung


info Hnget Pyit Taung meaning "The hill of the cut down bird". This place also refers to the legends of the king who killed the bird ogre is one of most significant historical monument.Several monasteries were grouped and the unit is called today, the brick monastery of Shin Arahan. It is thus on this ignored site, that the most beautiful page of the history of Bagan opened. It was also history of the introduction of Theravada Buddhism.

monetization_on No entry fees

watch_later Operation hours: 8:00-19:00

hourglass_full Time needed: Approximately 2 hour



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A sitting posture of a Buddha image inside the Hnget Pyit Taung Pagoda


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A giant bird near the entrance, erected in the representation of the legend


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Myanmar art decorations at each entrance


This place moreover was located on the road of the Popa Mount, and the rice plantations of Kyaukse. The rooms were recently restored and one finds the principal room of prayers with his 24 columns out of teak wooden, the room of prayers of Shin Arahan, with a natural sculpture size representing the Master. The staged roof of Vihana being double and in the style of Bagan. The careers of Hnget Pyit Taung are identical to those of Thammiwet and Hmyathat Umin. Caves which receive the monks for the meditation and which are decorated paintings.


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place Nyaung-U, Bagan

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