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Why Mee Nyein Gone Phaya is special ?
Mi Nyein Gone Temple is an ancient monument in Bagan, Myanmar. Located on the south side of town, it is variously spelled as My Nyein Gon and Mee Nyein Gone. Historians do not know who actually built it. The name of the temple means "hill where the fire extinguishes." It is not known since when this name come about.
Mi Nyein Gone Temple is a brick structure built on a square plan. The monument rises over four tiers over which is the chedi, topped by a conical spire. It is located to the south of Thatbyinnyu Temple and Gawdawpalin Temple, in an area with a high concentration of ancient monuments.
What to explore at Mee Nyein Gone Phaya?
Mi Nyein Gone Temple has a square type base and a small stupa on top of it. Inside the main hall lies a large Buddha Image. The walls are decorated with floral paintings on the sides and on the ceiling. There are ink inscriptions of the 12th century. There are high passages inside the temple. Some of the stuccos and masonry works can still be seen. Today, the walls of this temple are bracket with steel frames to give support to the weight of the temple. There are also large curve entrances. Mee Nyein Gone Paya is a place for sunrise, from here you have all temples in one line in front of your camera.
How to get to Mee Nyein Gone Phaya?
There is not that much car traffic on the streets. You can rent a horse cart with a driver for around USD 5-12 or you rent a bicycle for 1 USD per day to reach the place.
- The hill where the fire extinguishes
- Square type base and a small stupa on top
- A large Buddha Image
- Floral paintings
- The stuccos and masonry works
Anawrahta Road Old Bagan Myanmar (Burma)
Mee Nyein Gone Temple is located south of Bagan city.coming here in the nice afternoon and it became our most delighted time at Bagan. The temple has a square type base and a small stupa on top. Inside is a large Buddha Image. The walls and the ceiling are decorated with floral paintings on the sides. What an interesting place to see. Don’t miss it!