Myadaung Monastery

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Myadaung Monastery
The Queen's golden kyoung, Mandalay, Burmah (NYPL Hades-2359590-4044354).tiff
Basic information
Affiliation Theravada Buddhism
Country Mandalay, Mandalay Region, Burma
Architectural description
Founder Queen Supayalat
Completed 1885; 133 years ago (1885)

Myadaung Monastery (Burmese: မြတောင်ကျောင်း; also known as the Queen's Monastery) was a Buddhist monastery built in 1885 under the patronage of Queen Supayalat.[1] Myadaung Monastery was located 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Mandalay Palace, and was profusely carved and gilded in gold.[2] As a fine specimen of Burmese architecture, its conservation was ordered by Lord Curzon in December 1901.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Mandalay 1910, p. 8.
  2. ^ Mahbubad 1908, p. 143.


  • List of Ancient Monuments in Burma (I. Mandalay Division). 1. Rangoon: Office of the Superintendent, Government Printing, Burma. 1910.
  • Mahbubad to Moradabad. Imperial Gazetteer of India. XVII. London: Clarendon Press. 1908.