Prince Rajakumar constructed this temple dedicating the merit deed to his father, King Kyanzittha wile he was suffering from the last sickness. Myazedi inscription yields the details of his merit deeds including casting a gold Buddha image.
Temple of Early Pagan art is normally squat in shape. The windows here are closed by the screens which make the interior ambulatory path and the sanctum very dim. The short leafs at the pediment edge and the prominent sloping roofs are the characteristics of the period.
Shikhara with the column of niches in the central offset bears the style similar to that of other temple of contemporaneous period, including Nagayon and Ananda.
10th-13th century A.D.
Inside the temple exist the murals depicting the stories form the Buddhist legends, including the story of the reconciliation of Buddhist canons, Buddha’s life and Jatakas. There are also Mahayanist Bodhisattava figure in the mural.