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Huge sitting Buddha image

The size of this huge and modern sitting Buddha is really impressing. When nearby it's nice to... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
catztravelling
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
Nice

another beautiful Pagoda to be visited if you are in Yangon. diffenetly worth the visit but could... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
LUV2FLY747
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet and spacious. We had the opportunity to talk to locals and a monk which made it a lovely experience.

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Because the statue is still under maintenance their is no entrance fee. Outside the pagoda a monk ‘dragged’ us from one colonial building used by monks to the next. And demanded 10.000 Kyats after half an hour. Which he of course didn’t get. Be warmed

Thank Hans G
Reviewed July 18, 2018

The size of this huge and modern sitting Buddha is really impressing. When nearby it's nice to visit this temple, it's not as crowded as other places. Going with a tour guide is recommended because without it might be that you would miss or not...More

Thank catztravelling
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The Buddha statue was under maintenance so i couldn't see anything, only the face. We were super disappointed.

Thank Stephy2007
Reviewed June 8, 2018

We have visited a number of times and taken visitors to Yangon, including my 72 year old mother who was able to be driven up the hill to the direct entrance. The temple is well maintained and cool especially in the monsoon months and the...More

Thank poppetann
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

A huge complex with an amazing Buddha statue which unfortunately has been restored at the time of my visit. But it has been a nice experience to see the people staying there on New Years Day.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed April 13, 2018

another beautiful Pagoda to be visited if you are in Yangon. diffenetly worth the visit but could be different than Shwedagon Pagoda so do not expect the same

Thank LUV2FLY747
Reviewed March 20, 2018

At the moment they are working on this statue and there is bamboo scaffolding around it. This did not detract too much from the pleasure of seeing it.

Thank Pete-n-Suzie
Reviewed March 1, 2018

I was there in the late afternoon around 4:45pm and there were hardly any visitors. There were about 4 other foreign tourists and possibly 6 local worshippers for prayers. Two different people tried to point out to me a specific location for taking pictures, but...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Nga That Gyi has a huge seated Buddha image housed in an iron structure pavilion with a five-tiered corrugated iron roof. Another great pagoda for photos.

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