Conservation of the Mid-19th-Century Teak Wood Shwe-nandaw Kyaung (Monastery) in Mandalay, Phase 2

This project, which completes conservation work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to promote a better understanding of U.S. policies, culture, and values and to develop and strengthen the U.S. embassy’s working relationship with the Burmese government.

Shwe nan-daw Monastery is the only remaining structure of the former royal palace in Mandalay. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Mandalay, Myanmar Organiser(s): World Monuments Fund Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $300,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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