We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 57 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Peaceful and lovely

I ended up reading a book here for almost two hours. The Buddha image is massive, as is the teak scrollwork and old bell. Don't miss the dueling nagas in the corner with an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
TemplarKnight1307
Add Photo Write a Review

57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I ended up reading a book here for almost two hours. The Buddha image is massive, as is the teak scrollwork and old bell. Don't miss the dueling nagas in the corner with an infinite line of monks.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jupiter, Florida
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
79 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Another Buddha to see and spend 10 or 15 minutes taking pictures We were always disappointed that we had to take her shoes off and walk through dirty places because of religious concerns when we got home we had to stop and wash our feet

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philippines
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
73 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Although the building is not as grand a Botahtaung Paya or Shwe Dagon Zedi Daw, its 30 feet tall Buddha seated on a pedestal lords over the entire temple.....the hugeness of the image was for me a humbling experience

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Buddha statue is great, but I'm writing to warn everyone about 2 characters that like to approach foreigners and lie to them for money. At this temple, either an attractive young man, an old man with glasses ( the young man's "uncle"), or both of them will approach you and offer to show you something outside the temple grounds.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
singapore
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
56 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Maybe because I went and visited the Nga Htat Gyi and Chauk Htat Gyi Payas before I went to the Shwedagon Pagoda, I found them delightful! This is a really tall Buddha statue in a seated position. Although he has an very calm and peaceful expression on his face, the Buddha is actually wearing a gold robe shaped like an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Connecticut
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
115 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

How cool is that!? This Buddha is unlike most in the country due to the flaming armor. It is likely that you will see many other reclining Buddhas while in the country so it's definitely worth the short visit here. It is easily walkable from Chaukhtatgyi Paya, and if you want directions I just typed them out in my review... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Nga Htata Gyi pagoda is very unique having a huge peaceful seated buddha image adorned with a beautiful golden armour. Our rental car could go all the way up to the entrance of the pagoda. No entrance fee. It was close to lunch time and very few people around. It was very calm and peaceful atmosphere inside. Check out the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Islamabad, Pakistan
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It was better than all Pagodas I visited this day, even Shwedegon. Wasn't too rushy and it was quieter too.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Mumbai Indian
Top Contributor
317 reviews 317 reviews
56 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Buddha here is really imposing. the most important is brief history of Budda from his birth is painted on the wall very graphically. Also there is huge serpent sculpture. Very good area to sit/ kneel and pray in this pagoda. The enter ace is through about 200 steps or so. Place to visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

An impressive seated Buddha ( called five storied Buddha) of the sixteenth century lies in a huge hall with outstanding background teak wood decoration. Paintings on the walls, glass windows and raised ceiling adds to the effect.Must visit.The intricate golden coloured crown and robe creates an aura like effect.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda also viewed

Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
 
Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
 

Been to Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?