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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a functioning place of prayer. It has 5 Buddha statues for worship which are covered with Gold leaf several times overs. It still hosts a fortnight long Pagoda festival but though beautiful and important it seems overrun by trinket and handicraft shops. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Geeess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the floating village of Taunggyi, his temple is at the intersection of two main canals. Surrounded by market stalls you can’t miss this large tiered Pagoda. Like most Burmese temples you’ll need to remove your shoes and have bare shoulders and legs covered...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Dingo_dude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled from Yangon to Bagan and Mandalay, then Inle Lake. Hence, we have seen many beautiful Pagodas from different cities and towns. Therefore, there was no “wow” factor at this Pagoda. However, it maybe a good stop around Inle Lake boat ride for toilet...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kai_Wah
Reviewed 16 December 2018

There are five amazing Buddha images in the temple of worship place .It is the most famous temple on the lake, and it's really worth a visit.Man can be enter place gold leaf on these ancient Buddha statues and women are not allowed . Unique...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank francis_martino
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Of the several pagodas I saw during the boat trip this one was certainly my favorite. Vibrant, colorful and visited by many locals. The view from the lake as we approached, was really beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Inle lake is a vibrant place with many attractions. This Pagoda is one. As you approach it from the lake, the view is awesome. There were many devotees when we went. Usually this draws people from the Pa-O ethnic. These are the people who wear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kowie55
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Located inside inle lake; it is one of most powerful buddhist site. The men are allowed to put gold leaves on the statues.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heinthetraveller
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

If you are staying around Inle Lake I would say the temple is well worth a visit. The temple complex houses a small market area around & under the temple where Buddha images, carvings, clothing, kitchen ware & knives can be purchased. Centrally located inside...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NawtyStupot
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Hpaung Daw U Pagoda is located into the lake. It is very famous pagoda in Inle, nice view, amazing place.If you arrive Taung Gyi, you should go to Hpaung Daw U Pagoda in Inle Lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mergui_Dolphin
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This temple is in the southwest corner of Inle lake. Like all the places around you reach it by boat docking at its pier. The temple is an important pilgrimage site in the area. The main sanctity are 5 small Buddha statues in the middle...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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