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To see the view

Good to go climb mountain.On the way to Mt Popa to see the Toddy Palm sugar.And then to see monkey... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Kyu Kyu T
,
Nyaung U, Myanmar
Buddhist and Nat shrine on top of a volcanic plug.

Think of this as Devils Tower (as in Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming, USA) with a... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Robert Q
,
Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
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Mount Popa, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Good to go climb mountain.On the way to Mt Popa to see the Toddy Palm sugar.And then to see monkey and Nat statues.

Thank Kyu Kyu T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Think of this as Devils Tower (as in Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming, USA) with a Buddhist religious site built on top. Next, add in some friendly “Nat” (Earth Spirits that live in trees, rocks, fire, water, etc.). Then make it a popular pilgrimage...More

Thank Robert Q
Reviewed 8 June 2017

So much to see in this area...the mountain is amazing as well as all of the structures...worth the drive to see.

Thank Patpv
Reviewed 1 June 2017

If you want to study an Old religion of Bagan before Buddhism, this is the place to see, very interesting religion with interesting histories background

Thank Wanna M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This was the highlight of my Bagan trip (I know it's not in Bagan). I came here late in the day on a hired car thinking I might have come too late but I was just in time to be able to get to the...More

Thank j n
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I did day tour to Popa from Bagan with Discovery DMC guide. It was nice day. The popa mountain was not quite what i had expected. There are lots of shops when climbing up and monkey that are used to getting snacks. If you go...More

Thank pheng2000
Reviewed 14 April 2017

fun car trip to temple with lots of sights along the way. many steps up the hill but take your time to observe the monkeys and shops along the climb.

Thank pinky4real
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This attraction is listed twice in TripAdvisor. It is also known as 'Mother Spirit of Popa Nat Shrine'. Check the reviews from both before deciding to visit here, as it is about a 2 hour drive each way. Here is my review from the other...More

1  Thank Ono O
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you're not comfortable around monkeys don't go here. Temple is not so interesting but the view is quite special!

Thank VHenssler
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Don't bother long way to climb and there are better temples in Bagan, the road from Bagan to the bottom of mount pope is long and bumpy and there are a lot of beggars on the side of the road

Thank Karen885jc
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