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Buddhas everywhere you look

It's quite an experience to wander the corridors of the cave and see Buddha statues of all sizes on... read more

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Karen D
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The historical cave in pindaya. So many buddha images in this cave.many thousands buddha images... read more

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thayar556
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Karon, Thailand
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Reviewed today

It's quite an experience to wander the corridors of the cave and see Buddha statues of all sizes on the floor, in niches on the walls and set on pedestals. The lift up to the cave is a blot on the landscape but it beats...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The historical cave in pindaya. So many buddha images in this cave.many thousands buddha images which are so impressive. You worth visit to this cave.

Thank thayar556
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy, be prepared to push and get squashed in places. Was amazed by everything I saw and would go back

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we were there with my family . i like the place . historical place .you much vusit . highly recommend .

Thank Annabelle A
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

With 8090 buddha statues with different sizes;shwe u min cave offered one of the unique scene in Myanmar.

Thank heinthantphotography
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Interesting place. An unusual sight. There are over 8000 Buddha images inside the caves, made from different materials (marble, brick, lacquer...), and representing Buddhist iconography from different periods of time. Pindaya is a charming town, maybe we'll be back next time, and spend some days...More

Thank Centaine M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A nice cave from Nyaung Shwe, We Drive to pindaya' at least two hour 🙂 Realy nice alot pagoda to 🙂The Pindaya caves are one of the most interesting places, we visited in Myanmar. Buddhas of all sizes, that in the time of our visit...More

Thank Sandeep M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A nice trip from Nyaung Shwe. The two hour drive to the caves is a nice way to see something of Myanmar. At the end are the caves that are rewarding enough. It’s amount of Buddha’s is overwhelming and it is nice to walk through...More

Thank SandraAtje66
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This place is like Nothing I've ever seen before. ITS too much to take in at one visit, but still very impressive and worth the effort. Crowded, AS all sights like this, and very humid. Recomended if you're in Myanmar.

Thank mamta66no
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Visiting the Pindaya Caves was on our 9th day Myanmar tour, so I had already enough seeing temples, stupas and different style Buddhas. Saying that, I didn't expect much but this place blew me away. The caves are at the half of a cliff, where's...More

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Thomas_Hengstwerth
30 July 2017|
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Response from travella2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if I can help you as we flew from Yangon to Heho & then had a 2hr bus drive to Pindaya, The caves are certainly worth the visit. We stayed overnight In Pindaya then went by bus to Nyuang Shwe - Inle Lake... More
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Ian G
4 September 2016|
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Response from Curtisticalism | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible. Usually if you hire a taxi for the whole day, the driver will let you know the default touring places of the day that will be covered by him. U may want to start the journey earlier so that you could hop... More
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Linda R
20 July 2016|
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Response from Allgoodthyngs | Reviewed this property |
Hi, have you tried making enquiries at the caves? We were told that the cave is not accepting any more Buddhas at this time and we were there as the last Buddha was put into place. However I expect they will make... More
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