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Hsinbyume Temple Mingun


Hsinbyume Temple Mingun


  • The pagoda is situated in Mingun city a bit off the Irrawaddy River as well as in the neighborhood of Mingun Pagoda. Most enjoyable and the easiest and way to reach there is through boat from Mandalay. The trip of roughly 10 kilometres takes about one hour. From the wharf in Mingun you can either hire an ox cart or walk. Since the pagoda is a place of Buddhist worship, therefore please take away shoes and socks prior to getting into the grounds.
  • The Hsinbyume Pagoda is an all-white lovely building on the shores of the Irrawaddy River to the North of Mandalay. The pagoda is also called as the Mya Theindan Pagoda.
  • The gorgeous white pagoda was constructed in 1816 by Prince Bagyidaw, heir of King Bodawpaya, who constructed the neighbouring Mingun Paya. It was finished 3 years prior to the Prince became king of the Konbaung dynasty in 1819.
  • The building was dedicated to Princess Hsinbyume, his 1st wife who died during child birth. The Hsinbyume Pagoda was badly affected during the earthquake in 1838.



Hsinbyume Temple Mingun



Hsinbyume Temple Mingun