Nagayon Pagoda

The Nagayon Pagoda (sometimes called the Nagayon Temple) is situated on the Western bank of Taungthaman Lake just two streets behind the Amarapura Railway Station in southern Mandalay, Myanmar. Reportedly built between 1800 – 1850 the Nagayon Pagoda is a … Continue reading

Pahtodawgyi Pagoda

Pahtodawgyi Pagoda (also called Maha Vijayaramsi) is situated on the North Western bank of Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura, Myanmar just South East of what was the royal palace. This beautiful white bell shaped pagoda was built in 1820 by King … Continue reading


Shwe-Kyet-Kya and Shwe-Kyet-Yet are a pair of pagodas built in the 12th century beside the Irrawaddy River (Ayeyarwady River) just before you cross the new bridge to Sagaing. The name means Golden Fowl Run in honour of one of Buddha’s … Continue reading