The Grand Bargaya Monastery

Bargaya Monastery

 

Bargaya Monastery was built in 1834 A.D. during the reign of King Bagyidaw. Being built entirely of teak wood, the monastery has 267 gigantic teak wood posts. The biggest post measuring 60 feet high and 9 feet in circumference. The monastery is a structure of great dimension for it is 188 feet in lenght and 103 feet in breadth. The monastery is a storehouse of Myanmar curtural heritage, representing ancient architecture and sculpture in several artistic objects which are rarely found in the monastery of a later date.


A nice seven-tiered roof


Bargaya Monastery constructed in 1834 A.D, Innwa


267 gigantic teak wood posts


The entire building of the monastery is made of teak wood


Inside of Bagaya Monastery

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