Salay

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info Salay is about 120km from Bagan to the south. Kyauk Padaung and Chauk are the towns on the way to Salay from Bagan. It is a day-trip from Bagan. Salay is a popular place in Myanmar because it is the historic home of the famous Salay U Ponya, a Bagan Era writer/poet whose work are well-known all over the country.

monetization_on No entry fees

watch_later Operation hours: 8:00-18:00

hourglass_full Time needed: Approximately 3 hour

 

Major Attractions

Yokesone Kyaung - It is a 130 years old monastery with lots of Myanmar handicrafts and sculptures. Therefore known as Yokesone meaning "Many figures". The jatakas (the stories of Lord Buddha) and Ramayana tales are described in wooden sculptures.

 

Visit the famous monastery "Yoke-Sone-Kyaung" which is a cultural heritage site in Salay, which in situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. It is famous with its spectacular woodcarvings and also it is the native town of the famous writer Salay U Pone Nya during the time of the Myanmar Kings.

 

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A little monk walking on Salay Monsatery

 

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Wood carvings from Salay Monastery

 

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The return from wedding of Jeiwata

 

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Dragon shaped wood carving that you can see at Salay Monastery

 

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A sculpture describing a few of the Buddha's 550 lives

 

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The son of Richman Mahadana with drunkards

 

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Bodhisatta, the merchant and King of Naga

 

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The Buddha sojourned at the cave Geizagou mountain and was worshipped by the King and the people

 

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A little monk reading book under Salay Monastery

 

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place Salay, Bagan

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