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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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A must see for any visitor to Yangon. The gold is dazzling and there is so much to see there. Agree with other reviewers, go early or late as the stones get very hot for bare... read more

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

A must see for any visitor to Yangon. The gold is dazzling and there is so much to see there. Agree with other reviewers, go early or late as the stones get very hot for bare feet. No real hassle there but we appeared to be the only Westerners in the whole place and there are English speaking guides who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The stupas and the colorfull monks are best to watch in the late afternoon till the sunset. In the evening they look differently.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This is THE Pagoda to see in Yangon. Best to go in morning or evening as YOU MUST TAKE OFF YOUR SHOES and the floor is wicked hot. Beautiful. We went at sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A very splendid temple,seemed everything were gold and shinning...night was as amazing as daytime.Locals were very devout.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It is an enormous pagoda with so much history. Heed the dress code requirements and you will not have any problems. It is 8,000k to get in and they give you a map of the entire location. I see why it is the top place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! The place is quite large and has a festival like atmosphere at night. One of the highlights of our Myanmar trip. Women need to dress modestly, if not they will lend you a really ugly longy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

During the hotter months I recommend a visit after sunset. Because you have to remove your footwear, the marble paving can become too hot for delicate feet. And by going at night, the lighting adds to the spectacle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is the architectural, religious masterpiece of Myanmar. And it is large - much more so than what its imposing appearance may seem from the outside. As such, it really needs to be visited - and revisited, ideally at different times of the day. Specifically, I recommend very early morning and later afternoon, just before sunset and then into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Absolutely stunning! This massive temple is one breathtaking hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are countless temples in this complex with each one being very distinct. You can find your day of birth and shower the Buddha's with water depending on your age then make a wish. This place is even greater during the night as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Shwedagon is the most famous pagoda in Yangon and always crowed with locals and tourists most of the times. This place is a must-visit-place when you visit to Yangon, Myanmar.

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