The Mahaparinirvana temple is a single room temple, which has been built in the traditional Buddhist architectural style. This temple has a 6 m long reclining nirvana statue of Lord Buddha. This statue is made of monolith red sandstone.
This deity of Lord Buddha was excavated in the year 1876 and was rebuilt in 1927 by Burmese Buddhists. An inscription engraved below the statue dates it to the 5th century AD. The area around this temple is surrounded by stupas and ruins of four monasteries.