|Type of monument
||: Type III Temple (Double cave)
||: West of Minnanthu Village
||: King Kyaswa
||: 12th Century
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Pyathadar Temple is a double-cave type
monument. Most of these kinds of monasteries were built
out of wood. But some were built out of bricks and testify to
the power of these monasteries.
The architectural design explains the expansion of vaults and
broad corridors which made it possible to pass from one building
to the other. This monastery has Indian influence. It even
contains a hall of ordination and a small palate.
BUDDHA IMAGES INSIDE THE TEMPLE
really the most interesting monastery in Bagan especially if one
is interested in the last pagoda of Bagan, and with the
techniques of construction.
HIGH PASSAGES BETWEEN THE WALLS AND THE
It was perhaps the last great
construction of the dynasty of Bagan. The technique of the
vaults on corridors intersected from and to each other is
PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM THE UPPER LEVEL OF
This elegance in the construction
industry is doubled of a massive superstructure but not compared
to the Dhammayangyi, which is the most massive one of all.