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Thinganyone Temple

Type of monument : Type II Temple (Kundaung Pauk Gu)
Location : Northwest of Minnanthu Village
Region : Minnanthu
Built by : Po Thu Gyi
Date : A.D 1244
Monument Number : 712

Thiganyone Temple is a cave-type and Indian style monument. Po Thu Gyi or the chieftain of Po village donated this temple.

There is a stone tablet inscribing the chieftain's donation of the land and donation of slaves to the temple. As by the legend, the name of the temple was taken from the place where the Aris where they put their Thingan or robe, after playing.

On the walls of the temple are beautiful paintings of the Buddhas and the lives of Gotama Buddha.










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