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Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

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

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Different and a must see

Interesting and different I very much enjoyed this Pagoda. I liked the souroundings and the uniqueness

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and different I very much enjoyed this Pagoda. I liked the souroundings and the uniqueness

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Frequented mainly by locals and very different from the Chaukhtagyi Buddha, this one is older and in a more refined style; the wood carvings surrounding it are impressive too. Both pagodas can be visited on the same trip as they're visit walking distance of each other.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to combine with the giant buddha statue at Chaukhtatgyi, this one is also free and is probably a better way of spending your time than some of the paid temples. The interior has a few interesting statues and the exterior structure also looks pretty good.

Thank KGB777
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Combine visit with Reclining Buddha across the rd. You may need a taxi to get here. Its popular with locals.

Thank Roamers46
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge, impending statue of the Buddha will greet you at the Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda. The statue is grand, impressive & stunning, and the place a must-see for tourists. You have to climb quite a few steps though, so it is not advisable for the elderly and people with pain in their legs/joints.

Thank Arnab_phenomenon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive size. Notice the impressive latice wood work behind the image. Worth a stop just to be wowed by the size.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda (which means 5 story pagoda because of the giant seated Buddha statue). It's a bit off the beaten track but well worth the trip if you like quiet pagodas. You are unlikely to see any other travelers there and it is free to enter! Unlike Shwe Dagon and Botataung pagodas it a single, building... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to see the pagoda on a walk around one afternoon. The road its on is very busy and noisy, but as soon as you step off the street and walk through the entrance ( looks like 2 giant foo dogs) it becomes nice and peaceful. The path upto the pagoda is gradual and easy and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda is very big temple and peaceful, you can walk around the temple and walk next to the General Aung San house museum.

Thank Peatfugu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We have looked at quite a few on this trip but this one was quite special as it was so big and so intricate with all the details and so,much gold. They are really lovely and serene and so hard to pick a favourite but all are worth a visit- including this one!

Thank mooer

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