One of the most marvelous destinations in Hpa An is no doubt the Kawgun Cave. It is 13 km distance from the town of Hpa An. Generally believed, the temple cave was commissioned by a Mon Queen in the 7th century, so it is a sacred site for the ethnic Mon to come here and worship.
History & Highlights of the Kawgun Cave
Despite early ancient construction, thousands of Buddhas statues in Kawgun cave are still in excellent condition with various ages, shapes, expressions, and poses. The thing that makes visitors ‘wow’ here is undoubtedly the wall sculptures. Many small Buddhas images were carved unbelievably sophisticated on the wall and all the way to its ceiling. Kawgun cave is of great value for history, religion, culture, and architecture to study former Burmese. For photographers, this is an ideal place for inspiration and creativity.
This spectacular 7th artwork has never failed to amaze visitors regardless of their age, profession, and career. Although Hpa An is well-known for natural marvels of several limestone caves, Kawgun’s unique beauty would definitely attract more tourists to come as well as preservation from the local government.
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