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Address: Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

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Impressive wood carving

The difference of this pagoda from other ones in Yangon is its wood carving panels behind the Budda statue. It shows skillful crafts of Myanmar people.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I never understands why Tourist Programmers brings tourist to this pagoda, because it is not that touristy attractive but more for religion purpose

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The difference of this pagoda from other ones in Yangon is its wood carving panels behind the Budda statue. It shows skillful crafts of Myanmar people.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was a really impressive pagoda, but our visit was interrupted by a nice seeming fellow who turned out to be a con trying to take us to an orphanage. Worth the visit, but with most places, keep your head on a swivel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Except for the gigantic statue of Buddha, the place is not so impressive. However, if you want peace and quiet with hardly any tourists, this is the place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It takes 20-30 minutes to reach this place by car. The entrance to the pagoda is a grandiose gate surrounded by two giant mythical beasts, making it hard to miss. Footwear is not allowed once inside and there is a small hike before reaching the Buddha. The massive reclining Buddha itself is a sight to behold and there is plenty... More 

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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.

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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

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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

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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 

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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 

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Address: Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Yangon Region  >  Yangon (Rangoon)

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