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Sule Pagoda

Maha Bandoola Rd 95-1, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Doha, Qatar
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

As we saw Schwedagon first Sule became fairly tiny in comparison, but still a beautiful one right in the centre of the city which now serves as a roundabout!

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Dublin, Ireland
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The Sule Pagoda is a fairly average pagoda, however at night it looks very beautiful as it is lit up. The fact that it is in the middle of a roundabout makes it good for photographs. I wouldn't make a special trip to visit this pagoda, but it's very central so you will most likely come across it.

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Cottesloe, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a nice Pagoda but probably not worth paying the couple of dollars to go in. Do a lap around and it's great to view from the pedestrian overpass up the road.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I went there with my driver to show me around the place instead, payed 8000kyat for leaving my shoes behind, it is better to go there with someone that knows something about the place (so I heard from people) so I go with my driver and the place is just an okay place, not impressed about anything apart from the... More

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I decided to visit this place since we need to pass it in order to get back to our hotel. Looks okay on the outside but not in. We had to pay a foreigner price of 3$ (3000 kyat) as an entry fee and 1000 kyat for shoes storing, 4000 kyat in total. It was acceptable at first since some... More

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38 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This pagoda is in the centre of the city, and around you can see most of the other attractions like cityhall, independence war structure. Its not big as shwedagon pagoda., but still its next to it.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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118 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is very much a downtown local Pagoda and Temple used by the people in the town. It's worth a quick look but that's all.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

as expected, we know we had to remove shoes before heading into the pogoda but never we knew that we will ask to pay 1000kyat (we though its the entrance fee) when we found out its a "OPTIONAL" donation. It was stated there you can make your donations freely but not necessary and we were ask to pay 1000kyat just... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Impressive because of its dominance in what is effectively the geographic heart of Yangon. Probably better viewed from above.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Perfect introduction to Myanmar. Experiencing the new country (assuming you arrive in Yangon) and how it is, and how it is changing can be seen all around Sule Paya. The city with a Buddhist Icon in the middle of it. They make you pay 1000 Kyat to leave your shoes, so just do what the locals do and carry your... More

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