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Huge sitting Buddha image

The size of this huge and modern sitting Buddha is really impressing. When nearby it's nice to... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
St. Gallen, Switzerland

another beautiful Pagoda to be visited if you are in Yangon. diffenetly worth the visit but could... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The very beautiful buddha image that is very well know for all buddhism in the world and very near to big sleeping buddha.

Thank surachai44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quiet and spacious. We had the opportunity to talk to locals and a monk which made it a lovely experience.

Thank sherise2015
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Because the statue is still under maintenance their is no entrance fee. Outside the pagoda a monk ‘dragged’ us from one colonial building used by monks to the next. And demanded 10.000 Kyats after half an hour. Which he of course didn’t get. Be warmed

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

The size of this huge and modern sitting Buddha is really impressing. When nearby it's nice to visit this temple, it's not as crowded as other places. Going with a tour guide is recommended because without it might be that you would miss or not...More

Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The Buddha statue was under maintenance so i couldn't see anything, only the face. We were super disappointed.

Thank Stephy2007
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We have visited a number of times and taken visitors to Yangon, including my 72 year old mother who was able to be driven up the hill to the direct entrance. The temple is well maintained and cool especially in the monsoon months and the...More

Thank poppetann
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

A huge complex with an amazing Buddha statue which unfortunately has been restored at the time of my visit. But it has been a nice experience to see the people staying there on New Years Day.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 14 April 2018

another beautiful Pagoda to be visited if you are in Yangon. diffenetly worth the visit but could be different than Shwedagon Pagoda so do not expect the same

Thank LUV2FLY747
Reviewed 20 March 2018

At the moment they are working on this statue and there is bamboo scaffolding around it. This did not detract too much from the pleasure of seeing it.

Thank Pete-n-Suzie
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I was there in the late afternoon around 4:45pm and there were hardly any visitors. There were about 4 other foreign tourists and possibly 6 local worshippers for prayers. Two different people tried to point out to me a specific location for taking pictures, but...More

Thank Jane H
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