Lawkananda Pagoda

Lawkananda Pagoda, Bagan

Lawkananda Pagoda
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sawhneysaab
Delhi836 contributions
Recommend for sunset
Feb. 2020 • Couples
Must visit when in the Old Bagan city for viewing the Irawaddy river along with the beautiful sunset.
Written 28 February 2020
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Richard B
Edinburgh, UK3,813 contributions
Sunset Surprise
Feb. 2020 • Couples
The Pagoda with its gold stupa sits above the Irawaddy River with stunning views of the river and Westerly views for incredible sunsets.

Well worth a visit when in Bagan for river, pagoda and sunset combo. Turn up 5.30 ish and enjoy the views.
Written 2 February 2020
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Jason S
Melbourne, Australia1,282 contributions
Nice Pagoda and good for sunset views
Dec. 2019 • Solo
Nice Pagoda in its own right and good for a look but there are dozens of better temples to see in Bagan.

What makes this Pagoda a little more exciting for go to is for the sunset views one of the better temples to see sunset from and of course you have the river to see as well.
Written 28 December 2019
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Jeeoong Yu🇰🇷
17 contributions
There is great background.
Dec. 2019 • Solo
If you want to take photes with great background, I recommend this place.
You can see a broad river and there are cheap souvenirs.
Written 18 December 2019
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Nwe
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar42 contributions
Sunset by the river with no cost
Nov. 2019 • Couples
Some places for sunset in Bagan are a little bit pricy. There are two famous pagodas by the river there which are Buu Phayar and Lawkananda. I prefer Lawkananda as it has bigger space with wider view of river.
Written 7 November 2019
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Satyendra Garg
Port Blair, India6,490 contributions
Beautiful 11th Century Lawkananda Pagoda by the riverside.
Sep. 2019
At the height of Bagan’s power, boats from the Mon region, Rakhaing and Sri Lanka would anchor by this riverside pagoda with its distinctive elongated cylindrical dome. Built in 1059 by Anawrahta, it is still used as a place of worship and is thought to house an important Buddha tooth replica. Lawkananda Paya was one of numerous temples damaged during the 2016 earthquake.
There are lots of benches for wide-open views of the Ayeyarwady River which looks fabulous and gives an opportunity to see sunsets from here.
The golden Pagoda looks beautiful and it is good experience to go around the Temple.
In the vicinity of the Pagoda, like other temples, there are a large number of trinket and sovenier shops.
Written 28 October 2019
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smallhausen1
Bratislava, Slovakia1,810 contributions
Beautiful during sunset
Jul. 2019 • Friends
Located on the east riverside of Irrawadi river, it's really amazing during sunset and dawn. From the place there is fantastic views.
Written 28 July 2019
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Yvonne a
Norwich, UK535 contributions
Riverside location
May 2019 • Couples
We actually didn't visit this pagoda. Just viewed the beautiful gold stupa across the plains from various viewing points.
Written 25 June 2019
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Francis Martino
Hirtshals, Denmark1,697 contributions
Pagoda at the River Side
Mar. 2019 • Couples
Lawkananda Pagoda is a tiered gilded pagoda, located at the bank of Ayeyarwady built in the 11th century, known for its enshrined replica of Buddha's tooth. You can feel a panoramic view of Ayarwaddy river. Especially, Sunset view is most beautiful from this pagoda. Also get Ayeyarwady river view and can see the beauty of Irrawaddy river side.
Written 2 April 2019
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Catherine S
2 contributions
Great sunset viewing spot!
Jan. 2019 • Couples
This is an awesome place to watch the sunset from in New Bagan. You can sit on the terrace overlooking the river at the edge of the temple with the local community, which feels very sweet.
Written 29 January 2019
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