PINDAYA CAVES, HIKING TO YASAGYI MONASTERY

Pindaya cave is about 150 meters deep and 8000 Buddha Images are enshrined in it. There are several stalactites and stalagmites in the cave. Most Buddha images date back to the 17th and 18th Century. Various hand postures (Mudra) of Buddha images can be studied in the cave. Shan Paper and traditional umbrella making workshops are also situated in Pindaya area. Driving to Pindaya town from Aungban is very colorful with various vegetables grown especially between November and January.