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Snake Pagoda where one can see the giant Python snake

Snake Pagoda pronounced in Myanmar Language as 'Hmwe Paya'' is situated in Peleik, around 30... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Snakes and Stupas

This is a very interesting place to visit when you are in Mandalay. It's a bit outside of town... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
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Paleik, Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

The place distance two hour drive with private taxi from mandalay that very nice for myanmar experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Snake Pagoda pronounced in Myanmar Language as 'Hmwe Paya'' is situated in Peleik, around 30 minutes drive from Mandalay. The pagoda has many arts depicting the previous life stories of Gautama, the Buddha, the enlightened one. One can see the giant python snake in the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

We went when there were no big tour groups. Nice and peaceful. Lovely pagoda with interesting history.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit when you are in Mandalay. It's a bit outside of town, perhaps a 30-minute taxi ride, but well worth seeing. The so-called "Snake Pagoda" has a "bathing" of two giant Burmese pythons each morning, and then the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dasabooks
Reviewed March 5, 2017

The temple has become famous because of its python snakes that purportedly stay there of their own volition. The snakes are fed and bathed every morning before noon and this is the great attraction. I found it disgusting and revolting to see the snakes force-fed...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank 386gailr
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We visited at snake feeding and bathing time, bathing was fine but the feeding of the snakes did not look comfortable for them. Other than the snakes the pagoda is pretty usual for Burma. Remember it is a place of worship and be respectful: shoes...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Hazel R
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Although I would not say this stupa was totally worth the trip, it was at the very least different from other temples/stupas I had visited. It was refreshing to see something other than the same Buddha imagery and figures. My advice would be to clean...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was a Pagoda dedicated to snakes in the Bhuddist belief system. The snakes were large, seemingly well fed and lazily viewing the visitors. When taking up an invitation to stroke the snakes all went well till they moved. I was shocked by their strength...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Mary Denese H
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Average temple, not really worth the trip out to it. Not when there are so many other interesting temples to see in Mandalay

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank adammawright
Reviewed May 22, 2016

one could not possibly write and rate them all. but to summarize it all: do the trip and see for yourself ,you won't regret it, is all I can say!

Date of experience: April 2016
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