Monywa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monywa is a City in Sagaing Region, Myanmar, located 136 km north-west of Mandalay on the eastern bank of the River Chindwin. It is also know as Neem city because most of the streets of the city are covered by very old Neem trees. It is one of the Unique Cities of the World. 

 

Things to do in Monywa

1. Thanboddhay Pagoda & Standing Buddha

Turning off the road to Mandalay south east of town is the spectacularly colorful and uniquely styled Thanboddhay Pagoda, which houses over 500,000 Buddha images and features many hundreds of golden spires. There is colourful watchtower on the monastery site which offers views of the pagoda and surrounding plains. 

 

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