Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery

Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery (Me Nu Oak Kyaung)


Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery well known as Me Nu Oak Kyaung or the Brick Monastery was built by Nanmadaw Me Nu, Chief Queen of King Bagyidaw in 1818. Then donated to the royal abbot Nyaunggan Sayardaw U Po. Then offered to the 2nd Nyaunggan Sayardaw U Bok. It was damaged by the earthquake in 1838 but was repaired in 1873 by Queen Sin Phyu Ma Shin. This monastery is one of the finest brick building decorated with flora and stucco.

Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery or Me Nu Oak Kyaung

The monastery is decorated with fine stucco sculptures

Interior hallway of the monastery

Foundation pillars and chambers

Guardian lions at entrance gate

White stupa near the monastery

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