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'Buphaya' is a pagoda in Bagan which has picturesque river view of Irrawaddy

"Buphaya" means the gourd-like pagoda in Myanmar language. It is situated on the bank of Irrawaddy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MettaTraveller
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Oldest pagoda by the Irrawadi

This rather small pagoda, compared to bigger ones around, is set by the Irrawadi bank. We saw it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Buphaya" means the gourd-like pagoda in Myanmar language. It is situated on the bank of Irrawaddy in Bagan. There are many small boats floating on the river. You can try to take a boat trip to the opposite side of Nyaung U(Bagan) where one of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This rather small pagoda, compared to bigger ones around, is set by the Irrawadi bank. We saw it while taking the sunset cruise. Great pics from the river. Our tour guide informed us this is the oldest pagoda in Bagan dating back to 10c.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

After a day of viewing the temples in Bagan, we went to the Bupaya to see the sunset over the Irrawaddy River (as did many other people — it was quite crowded). There really isn’t much to see at the Bupaya, a golden bulbous pagoda,...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This pagoda was built as a trade mark showing this place is Bagan for ancient traders. Earliest Pyu-styled small pagoda is giving good views and breeze as located on the bank of the river. And it is good for sunset and sunrise at dawn and...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

located just beside the river, offers a different experience compared to the other pagodas. Crowded with locals but it allows you to witness a little bit of the local life. Easily accessible with ebike.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This structure is quite different to others in the area. Nice market place in the vicinity. Pretty location on the river

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a good place to see sunset if you don't want to take the Aeyarwaddy River Cruise. Buphaya is next to the river bank so the view is spectacular.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This pagoda is small and it's close to the river. I liked it as the shape is simple but not obsvious.

Thank bisjanyc
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Directly at the Ayeyarwadi River you can find this stunning little pagoda. From there you can enjoy a breathtaking view over the mighty river. Also take a boat for the sunset from there, it is unique.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

A must see , during the sunset , it will give you the best pictures. There is also a very cult Buddha temple ( no shoes of course )

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