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  Bagaya Kyaung

 

Myanmar

Novices at Bagaya Kyaung, a wooden monastery in Inwa, which was built in 1593 AD on a platform that is elevated from the ground by 267 gigantic teakwood posts, and features a minor edifice with a seven-tiered spire.

 

The focal building consists of two halls and can be accessed by stairways made of brick (fig.).

See also TRAVEL PICTURES (1) and (2), as well as THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.

2150'53.7"N 9558'05.6"E

 

  Bagaya Kyaung