On the way from Mandalay to Mt. Popa we stopped in Salay to visit the Yoke Sone Kyaung (Monastery) and the Shin Bin Maha Laba Man Temple. It was well worth the detour. The wood carvings in the monastery are fantastic.

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Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yoke Sone Kyaung (Yoke Sone Monastery) has an abundance of wood carvings.

View Monastery
View of the monastery. (917k)
Closer View Monastery
Closer view of the monastery. (834k)
Closer View Monastery
Closer view of the monastery. (811k)
Closer View Buildings
Closer view of one of the buildings in the monastery with Buddha statue inside. (773k)
Decorated Stairway Monastery
Decorated stairway to the monastery. (856k)
Wood Carved Statues
Wood carved statues. (711k)
Wood Carved Statues
Wood carved statues. (841k)
Wood Carved Statues
Wood carved statues. (749k)
Wood Carved Statues
Wood carved statues. (820k)
Wood Carved Statues
Wood carved statues. (841k)
Wood Carved Statue
Wood carved statue. (743k)
Wood Carved Statue
Wood carved statue. (865k)
Close-up Wood Carved
Close-up of wood carved statue. (781k)
Wood Carved Roof
Wood carved roof decoration. (1023k)
Wood Carved Roof
Wood carved roof decoration. (1182k)
Man-faced Lion Yadanaboun
Man-faced lion (Yadanaboun Period, 19th century). (677k)
Lacquered Gilded Box
Lacquered, gilded box (Konbaung Period, 19th century). (995k)

Shin Bin Maha Laba Man Temple

Shin Bin Maha
Shin Bin Maha Laba Man Temple. (871k)
Stone Carved Statue
Stone carved statue. (983k)
Buddha Statue Temple
Buddha statue in the temple. (768k)
Buddha Statue Temple
Buddha statue in the temple. (795k)

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