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Address: Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built...

The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.

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Shwedagon Pagoda is superlative. Its beauty, magnificence and significance to the people of Myanmar almost defy description. Go in the evening just before dusk and join the... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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102 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shwedagon Pagoda is superlative. Its beauty, magnificence and significance to the people of Myanmar almost defy description. Go in the evening just before dusk and join the hundreds of people as they promenade around its wonders. Not to be missed.

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What is good about this amazing pagoda is that it is in everyday use and not just a monument. Take time to people watch especially when monks are there and it is worth a visit at sunset when it is lit up. We have travelled throughout Burma and Laos and this is in the top 3 wow pagodas , very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

when we gone there very happy proud of to prayed shwe da gon its famous in the world if i have time i wanna to go next time,

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Lodsworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing place to visit it is awe inspiring and defiately include in your vist to Yangon in Myanmar

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must if you are Yangon. We came a bit earlier than sunset so that we could walk around a bit before taking a got spot to watch the pagoda in sunset. It was of course a bit crowded but fine. Outside the pagoda area were some children selling plastic bags for the shoes, we didn't really appreciate their style... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Much more than just the main pagoda with many smaller buildings inside the compound. Great place just to sit and people watch for an hour or two

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Try to visit during the day - but if you do - not in the middle of the day when it's hot because the floor will burn your bare feet -- no shoes/socks allowed. Also, visit at sunset where the light is perfect. Compare both lighting.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like Hagia Sophia or the Great Mosque of Xi'an, Shwedagon's surrounding syncretic architecture, with Hindu, Islamic and Christian influences, sealed its status for me as the finest Buddhist complex I've visited. As Myanmar hopefully moves towards a brighter future, it already has a world class symbol of multicultural beauty.

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its the most importante temple in Myanmar, so is always full of people praying! I was lucky because the Buda´s bones were on exhibition and the place was even with a more religious atmosphere!! The sunset there is something unique!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is umissable but I guess no-one does miss it. Words cannot describe its splendour. I helped wash a buddha in the Wednesday afternoon corner [ my birthday]. An amazing and totally overwhelming experience.

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