Photos of Taung Kalat Monastery, Myanmar

The Taung Kalat Monastery is located at the summit of Taung Kalat, a volcanic plug, just southwest of Mount Popa, in central Myanmar.

Buddhist monastery on Taung Kalat southwest of Mount Popa
Buddhist monastery on Taung Kalat southwest of Mount Popa

Taung Kalat’s peak is at 737 metres (2,417 ft) and can be reached on a stairway of 777 steps. At the top, a spectacular panoramic view of Bagan awaits the visitors.

Taung Kalat with the Buddhist monastery
Taung Kalat with the Buddhist monastery

For more photos of the monastery, visit our Pinterest album!

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