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Address: Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built...

The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.

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Shwedagon Pagoda Walking Tour
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Learn About Arts and Crafts of Yangon
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Golden Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar Pray for Luck, hope will be success in my life. You should come to Shwedagon in evening it's nice,sunny and Beautiful. I will come to Shwedagon... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Golden Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar Pray for Luck, hope will be success in my life. You should come to Shwedagon in evening it's nice,sunny and Beautiful. I will come to Shwedagon again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a beautiful peaceful place to walk. The golden colour everywhere is so bright, it is unbelievable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In his "Letters from the East",117 years ago, Rudyard Kipling,was giving an idea of what to expect when you first meet with the view of the Holiest of the Holies for Myanmar's Buddhists "Then, a golden mystery upheaved itself on the horizon - a beautiful, winking wonder that blazed in the sun, of a shape that was neither Muslim dome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The most beautiful pagoda I've ever seen! Its a steep $8 entrance fee if you are a foreigner but its is definitely worth it! Amazingly stunning! it was raining the day I went but it still didn't lessen the experience of walking around the pagoda and the thousands of Buddha statues around there. A Tip: Do water the Buddha of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very impressive architecture with so many pagoda's to see here. Take time to observe the locals going about their business and find a quiet spot to relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the coolest places to hit in Rangoon. Definitely hire a guide as well. Its worth the few dollars to learn about all of the history there. Its about a 45min-1hr tour and its extremely entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tourists pay $8 US or in kyat equivalent for entrance, but it's better to pay in $. I would've gotten in free if the security didn't hear me speak in English, as I could pass for a local (heads-up: wear longji or be quiet next time). It's a huge place, so going around in daylight could kill your feet from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must see, the most important Pagoda in Myanmar and a very interesting, and enormous,place. The pagoda is huge and attracts many thousands of people, mainly worshippers, per day, yet it remains quite serene despite the crowds.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

if you are interesting to visit buddhist temples, it was the best to spend your time there and you may see many intere many interesting historical places at this place.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shwedagon pagoda is the most sacred place in Myanmar. Every day, folks from all over the country come and pray. Soldiers before being deployed in dangerous areas, seamen before sailing away, drivers wanting to bless their new car, students before their exams or couples wanting to bless their love. A mystic atmosphere, tons of gold and precious gems, but most... More 

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