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Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you're going on your own that's what you should know, 11 AM at LATEST. Otherwise you miss the lunch, which is a kind like a procession and the most interesting thing. Monks get up very early having their breakfast around 5-6 AM. The lunch...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were there with a small child , the monastery is not so special and the monks parade feels authentic in a way but the whole thing feels very torusitic there are better things to do in Bago

Thank GulabJa
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Nothing wrong with the monastery; it's interesting and beautiful in many ways. You are made very welcome to walk round and see life in the monastery it's just that the lunchtime or should I say the second and final meal of the day is sometime...More

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Really, you want to be there in time to take a look around before watching the quiet monk procession to lunch. Note the statue of General Aung Su and take a look in the kitchen. Then find a good vantage for the lunch procession.

Thank 63Mark63
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This experience made us kind of modest and humble. You need to get there early (10.30-11PM), before the monks have lunch. The come from different buildings and line up to walk together to the mess hall. Before they enter there are 2 very big bowls...More

Thank paukie
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Come to monastery to witness 500 monks having lunch . After a Long wait, the monks walk in line to their usual place for lunch. Along the corridor queued with tourist like me and do the offering to the monks with foods, snacks and money....More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were late and thus missed meeting/observing the monks while having their lunch. It's an interesting complex to see otherwise but not quite the highlight of our Bago trip that we had hoped for. If you are short on time we would suggest you focus...More

Thank mbaas
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Visiting at lunch time to feed the monks was a truly unique experience. We joined a group of Thai tourists to serve rice to the monks. A really great story to tell! A small donation is asked for.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Arrive before 11am if you want to see the monks file in to have lunch. There are a a lot of monks. You'll find you might have to fight your way amongst Thai pilgrims trying to give alms. Be respectful of the process.

Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting visit, but we did feel that the monks, especially the novices, were on show to the public to raise money. The care services, and the education of young bys was interesting.

Thank Andrew D
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