We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

Shwegondine Road | Bahan Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 9 790 635141
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 74.66*
and up
Yangon City Sightseeing Tour
More Info
USD 100.00*
and up
Full-Day Yangon Sightseeing Walking Tour and Sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda
More Info
USD 71.25*
and up
Private Full-Day Yangon Tour Including Circular Train Ticket and Lunch
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tin shed” (9 reviews)
“wat pho” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Shwegondine Road | Bahan Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
CONTACT
Website
+95 9 790 635141
Write a Review
Reviews (1,226)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 710 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Chaukhtatgyi Buddha is for sure one of the most important highlights in Yangon. But the reason: There are, aside from the Shwedagon Pagoda, not so many highlights around in the city. Surprised? Maybe. But if you compare with other asian cities you may agree....More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great reclining Buddha and free of charge!!! Many temples/places of interest in Myanmar charge tourists but this place is free and it's great!

Thank alexko2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

The buddha is indeed reclining and very long but this is not worth the one in Bangkok (Wat Pho). It's very modern with blinking lights. Hugh lack of authenticity for this place.

Thank achenriot
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quite a nice temple with many shrines around the main Buddha structure. We'll done and a well kept temple. Worth the trip to see while in the city.

Thank ScottAfghanistan
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the beginning the place were not in our schedule, however our driver recommend us to visit since we still have some time before heading back to the airport. The Buddha image are huge and beautiful. The place also very clean, well maintenance and peaceful.

Thank kthanapoj
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 3rd pagoda I had visited on my recent trip to Yangon and though the place itself is small compared with Shwedagon or Sule, the massive reclining Buddha is really something to behold. Located not too far from the city centre and costing...More

Thank mrsvickyaltaie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This reclining Buddha is by far less crowded than the one in Bangkok. At first, it seems like a large figurine but once you look at the details it becomes more interesting. We spent a while as it was a great opportunity to observe local...More

Thank travellerOT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple house the largest reclining Buddha statue in Yangon. Besides the statue and some other religious figures there's nothing much around the temple area. Takes 10-15min for me to cover the temple. Free admission but if you have spare / small change do donate...More

Thank Rainy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is nicely preserved. Well maintained. It is very open and airy. The place has English descriptions and history to tell you about the life of Buddha etc.

Thank terencettwm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very large reclining Buddha and well worth going to see. History of the Buddha is fascinating and interesting.

Thank Sarah84480
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Manana
167 reviews
1.00 km away
Parami Pizza
123 reviews
1.03 km away
Acacia Tea Salon
164 reviews
.95 km away
Yangon Bakehouse
142 reviews
.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chaukhtatgyi Paya
598 reviews
.02 km away
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda
273 reviews
.40 km away
Bogyoke Aung San Museum
271 reviews
.90 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
GaneshGan
30 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from TravellerSujo | Reviewed this property |
yes taxi or private car are the best options
1
Vote
Erina I
20 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from garysilverback | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, if this is the Buddha i am thinking of it should open at 7am and close at 10pm daily.i think this buddha is located in the Kyauk That Gyi Pagoda an the shwegondang road. The Nga That Gyi Pagoda is around... More
1
Vote
j-fafa
20 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from rayanelb | Reviewed this property |
I would say the visit needs 1 hour at most. It is a small place and it really depends on how much time you will take for photos and looking around. We had a guide for the day but it takes around 20-30 minutes from down town... More
1
Vote