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Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A very much newer building and one with many fewer Buddha images but it is fully functional and you can enjoy watching a school in action. It seems like it's one class for the youngest to the oldest and a chance to see them chanting, singing, doing work etc proving that no matter ehere you go schoolkids are schoolkids and... More

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Phang Nga, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Near another attractive Buddha jut opposite the street. Just combine the two. The statue is amazing! Ofcourse, Schwedagon is much nicer as a whole, but you can not see such a nice huge sitting Buddha there. We saw also a class of students (regular visitors those days) ditting in a classroom behind the statue, and a 'school' with very young... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The pagoda itself may not be that appealing from the outside. What you'll see inside is simply amazing. A very tall seated Buddha image is waiting for you after taking a few steps up. This was our last stop before we headed for our lunch destination. The place is quite serene and not crowded unlike most of the other pagoda... More

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This attraction is listed twice on Trip Advisor as Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda and as Ngahtatyi Paya. They are the same thing. This is a huge beautiful seated Buddha in a large, but relaxed and peaceful setting. There were very few people here. I could have stayed for a while. The outfit and style of this Buddha is a bit... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

After seeing Shwedagon then you can probably skip this Pagoda unless you are really into Pagoda's. Its located right next to Chauk That Gyi Budda which is probably more unique to see.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

It's a very well built and beautifully maintained pagoda with excellent sculptured statues of Lord Buddha.

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The Buddha is really nice and this is the only place where they give you a bottle of water when you arrive. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit this temple except that it is near Chaukhtatgyi Paya with its large reclining Buddha--that makes a decent combination visit.

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Hino, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

You'll meet very big seated Buddha here. He is painted with colours. There are many colorful lights shining back of him which makes him look quite tacky but we understand this is their way to respect Buddha, where as we Japanese are so used to simple, monotone color Buddha. There are figures to describe buddhism story surrounding him. Admission fee... More

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Basingstoke, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Just across the road from the reclining Buddha of Chauktatgyi Paya, this is a large and beautiful seated Buddha, backed with an amazing carved wooden screen. Definitely worth a visit. Small charge for taking photos.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This pagoda, not well known and not even mentioned on guide books is really great, the huge seated Buddha (from 1901) in white is great, no tourists here, few locals and people is friendly and explain to you whats happening, even if their English is not perfect... The pagoda is approx 5 to 10 mins walk from the 70 metres... More

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