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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has been interesting to visit different temples in Bagan due to the unique differences in each one. Some are very small under ten feet while others are breathtakingly beautiful such as the Shwezigon Pagoda completed in 1102. The name translated means “golden pagoda on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 1 week ago

A dune is where an elephant entrusted with finding a location stopped. So here is where the stupa (pagoda) was built. Completed in 1086 supervised by king Kyansittha, initiator of Ananda temple dating from roughly the same period. The design originated from Bodh Gaya (Bihar,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is worth the visit. Very beautiful Chedi, really enjoy walking and looking around. Caution: don’t trust local people asking you to attach the gold leaf because you need to pay 1,000 kyat per piece for that. They are kind of talking, forcing as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank markeE5480NK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shwezigon Pagoda is a large temple that is more impressive from the outside. One of my favorites in Bagan. A Lots of shop vendors have surrounding the temple. The Bagan archeological zone is spread along old and new Bagan ,this pagoda is the main tourist...More

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

This is one of the furthest temple out of Old and New Bagan, located at Nyaung U, where is too far for horse cart to reach especially for half day tour. Hence, we decided to take a taxi service in order to cover more temples...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kai_Wah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most impressive temples in Bagan. It is together with Ananda, perhaps the most beautiful one. The temple is located in the northeast of Bagan. It is just a beautiful, elegant, very delicate, elaborated, golden pagoda in excellent state of restoration....More

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

This pagoda is a bit similar to the one in Yangon and a bit smaller. But i would highly recommend to visit the pagoda. Especially during Oct to March where weather is good. Beautiful pagoda and we can come back again in the future.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Soleil S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most famous and exciting temple in Bagan! Our guide told us lots of stories about the history and architecture of this place. Superb!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Not only Golden Massive One in Nyaung U also very famous for its festival normally held for a month mostly in November. Can go early morning, all day long and till 9 PM

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ThantZA
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Overall experience is great but beware of where you park your rented e-bike. i was asked to pay 300kyats at where i park that the stall owner said she would take care of it and my shoes.

Date of experience: December 2018
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