TILAWKAGURU BUDDHA CAVE - Asia Travel & Leisure

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TILAWKAGURU BUDDHA CAVE

Buddha Cave is located on the Sagaing Hill and a rarely visited attraction. This fascinating complex of tunnels was constructed in 1672 and well preserved. It is famous for its intricate mural paintings depict scenes in Buddha’s life. The paintings are vivid with multiple colors such as bright reds, yellows, blues, and turquoise. Do not miss the Buddha footprint on a small ceiling.

Today, it is used as a meditation caves and centers for the tourists and local people throughout the country.

Notes:
Located in Sagaing Hill, 20km from Mandalay city center.
Open: daily, all year round
Entrance fee: $3 per person

Advisory:
Taking photographs is allowed but you must NOT use flash.
You may just be able to get some photographs with the candles & torches provided