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Htilominlo Pahto

Bagan, Myanmar
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Ranked #11 of 39 Attractions in Bagan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Beijing Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

It is rainning very heavely when we visit this temple. Very slippery outside. Be careful if you do the same. The murals in this temple are very beutiful, elegant and vivid. Do not allow to take pictures. It is said that it is indian style architure. To be honest, I cannot tell the difference. But I do like the murala.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was the first temple I visit. The temple is very impressive from the outside and has a similar design to Sulamani temple. Foreigners are not allow to go up to the towers. However, there were too many sellers here and they tried to sell you. Do bargain if you want to buy something. I paid for a mask only... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Beautifully preserved - about 800 years old and so majestic. It is beautiful to see from the regular perspective - but also quite impressive to see from atop other temples. The colors of the temples are just spectacular.

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Wehl, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This temple is also one of the largest in Bagan and has a similar architectural design as That Byin Nyu and Gaw Daw Palin. The temple lies between Old Bagan and Nyaung U and at temperatures around 40 C, we think biking from Old Bagan is a bit too much and took a taxi instead. From the top of a... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

When I started the temple tour in Old Bagan, the horse cart driver brought me to Htilominlo Pahto. It is a 2-storey building made of red bricks. I saw other tourists climbing the stairway all the way to the top so I followed. This temple offers a good view of the Plains of Bagan so I took the opportunity to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Htilominlo is the last Myanmar style temple build in Bagan and is one of the largest temples of Bagan that was built about 1221 AD by King Nandaungmya. It's a two-storied building structure stands 50 meters above the ground and this temple has fine plaster carvings on the arch-pediments, pilaster and frieze. There are nice views of Bagan from this... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

On the left of the road midway between Nyaung U & Old Bagan. A 46m high red brick temple with corn cob spire on top. One of the largest temples in Bagan, popular with tourists & hence many stalls are here. They weren't too pushy & I found the windchimes added to the experience. Highlight is the ornate exterior of... More

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

A beautiful temple with some great views around the main temple. Look closely for the fresco which are fading fast and really need some form of protection before they are lost forever. the four faces of Buddha are interesting and different from many other temples. The market stall sinside are taking over and the sellers are quite pushy, but if... More

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slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Belongs to type II temple architecture, buit by king Nadaungmya in 1218. King buit the temple becouse umbrella chosen future ruler from his five sons. Inside are four Buddhas. On the walls of the temple can be found several old horoscopes which are protect the building from damage.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

When you look at this beauty, you can imagine how it was before the time fade away some of it. Htilominlo temples is typical Bagan style. Like in each one you have the Four faces Golden Buddha. We enjoy taking photos playing with the light and the curve ceiling. This one, the outside is more like in a circle and... More

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