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Address: Singuttara Hill, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Description: The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine...
The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.
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Schwedagon is a must see in Yangon. Don't throw away your ticket and go back there at night time. The pagoda is buzzling with people praying and offering stuff then.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Schwedagon is a must see in Yangon. Don't throw away your ticket and go back there at night time. The pagoda is buzzling with people praying and offering stuff then.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Pagoda together with many other different pagodas around it makes this place very impressive. You can walk around the Pagodas . You better take into consideration one hour to visit this place and there is about USD 8 entrance fee for each person. Don't miss it if you are in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It is the best iconic place in yangon to go and get into the traditional culture, we had a guide that only charged us 5usd for a guided tour and he was very good giving us additional information about the place wich was very useful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Completely over the top with regards to gold and glitter. Met a monk who showed us around. Impressive site which is a must for anyone visiting Yangon.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Shwedagon Pagoda is the landmark of Myanmar and one of the main tourist destinations in Myanmar. The Shwedagon Pagoda is a great cone-shaped Buddhist monument that crowns a hill about one mile north of the Cantonment. The pagoda itself is a solid brick stupa (Buddhist reliquary) that is completely covered with gold. It rises 326 feet (99 m) on a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We took a cab and spent 8 USD for a ticket. Like every historical place in Myanmar, you always have to buy ticket. However, this ticket is worth for money. This pagoda is so great and wonderful. You can stay here for half day to discover about this place. I came here in the afternoon and stayed until sun set.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Walking slowly around the pagoda, you can feel the serenity and spirituality. Enjoy it. Take your time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Truly spectacular pagoda, do not miss this if you are in Yangon. Iconic from a distance, but much more to it up close. Plenty of history!

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The number one Buddhist Pagoda in Myanmar. In the center of Yangon, this huge gold stupor imposes impressively on the Yangon skyline. Well maintained, and always welcoming to those who wish to pray, contemplate, or just watch the life of Myanmar Buddhist locals in a respectful way; It is a must visit for local and foreign alike when in Yangon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A golden complex of pagodas on the heart of Yangon. A very religious place not only for locals but for foreigners as well.Built on the Top of a hill this shrine complex boasts for its wealth .It is remarkable to see the numerous pilgrims mostly from Myanmar. The best time to visit is around sunset when the gold-plated domes glitter

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Address: Singuttara Hill, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Yangon Region  >  Yangon (Rangoon)
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 4:00 am - 9:00 am

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