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“rural life”(3 reviews)
“sesame seeds”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our taxi driver took us here. I was reluctant and worried that it would be too much of a fake tourist trap. But, it was a real working village and gave you an insight into Bagan village life.

Thank Hawaii-Ina
Reviewed 27 July 2018

People really friendly we had a great guide called Nga nai and this was his home village making cotton processing sesame seeds beautiful little children and a great informative tour the a/c wasn't too good in a village with no power but really enjoyed it

Thank jillskerrett417
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We were biking past the village and some of the women called to us to stop at the restaurant. It was storming so we decided it was a nice spot for a break. After some tea, Twi Twi offered to take us around the village....More

Thank Carmel W
Reviewed 14 May 2018

People there are smiling ear to ear and you immediately feel the authentic mood from this place. There are people aproaching you with guiding. They wont do it for free most of the time so you will have to give them some. Sometimes people will...More

Thank CoupleTaale
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Visiting the Minnanthu village was a nice one hour break from sightseeing hundreds of temples around in Bagan. The village is right in Bagan, in the midst of the archaeological area. The moment you arrive, a pretty good English speaking village woman approaches you and...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

If you are in Bagan and you have some extra time to spare, i recommend you to stop by. Interesting cultural visit, gives you a taste of how they live and their costumes.

Thank AleArriaza
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Admit the setup was touristy. We were guided by a village lady to understand their way of living, cow transport and feeding, peanut oil making, cotton farm and making garment. Kitchen, tea, and hand rolled cigarette and 90+yo lady smoking but they may want to...More

Thank JosephLamAdvisor
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to this place as we read a number of reviews with different opinions. People are right with his/her own points of view. I think go there to get to know how local people in the village live is good. It reminds...More

Thank LNKHN
Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you are first time visiting South East Asia countries this may be interesting for you to see how the local live like, but for SEA people like me it is not much surprising for me because it looks almost the same like villages at...More

Thank sendo7
Reviewed 2 March 2018

My taxi driver stopped here. I was met by a guide who then took me round. It felt very touristy to me. Photo money was wanted by a lady smoking a cheroot & also by a little family who posed with their baby. I didn't...More

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