Monuments & Sights


Royal Palace, Mandalay

Posted on February 15th, by Juan in Monuments & Sights. 1 Comment

View from outside Mandalay Palace. This is the gate on the East wall, which together with the other three 2 km long walls, forms a square around the Palace.

The Watch Tower. From here you get a complete view of the Palace grounds.

Amazing view of the Royal Palace from the Watch Tower.

Hluttaw or the Supreme Court, the building at the centre of the Palace, and the grand peaked-roof of the Great Audience Hall in the background.

The Great Audience Hall of the Royal Palace.

Another ornate teak building stained red, in the style characteristic to Mandalay’s Royal Palace.

Inside the stunning Glass Palace.

Figures of King Mindon and Chef Queen Satkyardavi at the entrance to the Great Audience Hall.



Shwesandaw Pagoda, Pyay

Posted on February 3rd, by Juan in Monuments & Sights, Religious Sites & Temples. No Comments

Beautiful Shwesandaw Pagoda in Pyay

Colorful entrance to Shwesandaw Pagoda from the lift.

Two women and a nun arriving at the Shwesandaw Pagoda to pray.

Reclining Buddha at the Shwesandaw Pagoda looking towards Sehtatgyi Buddha.

Sehtatgyi Buddha viewed from Shwesandaw Pagoda.

Man praying at one of the altars around the Shwesandaw Pagoda.



The Temples of Bagan

Posted on January 16th, by Juan in Monuments & Sights, Religious Sites & Temples. No Comments

Landscape of the amazing Bagan temples.

The temples of Bagan provide a stunning backdrop to this field of wheat.

Bullock cart travelling through Bagan.

The Bagan landscape, each temple with a unique architectural styles.

Buddha sitting cross-legged eating from a bowl.

Entrance to one of the temples in Bagan.

Buddha in the altar of one of Bagan’s temples.






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