The monastery is about eleven miles south of Mandalay city. The religious lecture hall in the eastern side of the monastery has a seven-tiered roof. The monastery was built on 267 teak posts. The monastery is (118) feet long and (103) feet wide. The entire monastery is decorated with carvings. floral arabesques, ornamentation of curved figurines and reliefs of birds and animals. Small pillars along the walls are decorated with finials, the artistic works of Inwa Era. Large teak door frames are designed with sculptures and reliefs. The monastery exists today in its original form despite fires and earthquakes.