PO WIN DAUNG CAVES

PO WIN DAUNG CAVES

Those numerous little caves on two hills are situated Western of Monywa after crossing Chindwin River. To Salingyi village near the caves it is 20km (1 hour). There are numerous small caves into the hill where Buddha Images are placed. Monkeys are naughty and get at you if you don’t have food for them. Shweba Hills are close to the caves; one has descend into a gorge by staircase. There are standing and lying Buddha Images, elephants carved from rock and big stone bowl. Most of the mural paintings are from the late Kongbaung Era (around 17th to 18th century).