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Innwa

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Address: Amarapura, Myanmar

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Lost ancient world

I really like this place because it is like a lost ancient city. You have to go across the river and ride a horse carts to visit all ancients temple in the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2016
Panya C
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As said before the ride price is fixed, the ferry trip I thought would be longer, it was barely a few minutes across the river. The cart was bumpy so hang on. Insight into the local farming as well as the ruins and monastery. The place we stopped for lunch before the ferry point was good for food and drink.... More 

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid 10000Ks (chat) for a horse and cart to take us around Inwa site. It was actually more comfortable than I thought it would be despite the condition of the roads. My wife has a bad back that is easily aggravated and she was fine. No individual sites stand out particularly but the pleasure is in spending a couple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I went in May, when there were very, very few tourists so could have each place to myself completely. The usual rate was 10,000 but as we were on way, the girl insisted if the time taken was more than 1 hour, it would be 11,000 and would not budge. There was no way the horse-cart could even reach all... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We went to Ava in the morning, with our guide. Ava/Innwa is an island and is accessed with a short boat ride across the river. A horse and cart for two took us on dusty dirt roads to many historical sites with a lot of atmosphere in a beautiful scenic area. We visited very old and beautiful places with views... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

A visit to innwa was part of a longer tour around the area. Tourists encouraged to get a boat across the river then a horse and cart to various sights. 10,000k to enter the Inwa zone, another 5,000 ish for the transport. I ended up having a motorbike taxi take me around the long way. Saw some interesting old stupas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We rode through this ancient area in the carts, which I highly recommend as it adds to the overall ambiance and you are contributing to the local economy. The only downside is getting them to stop to let you wander around to see the different pagodas. There are areas where you can walk through the village to see how the... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I love those big trees along the verges of the roads of Inwa. It really impressed you know? a must go place. This place is not far from Mandalay and you can explore the town with taxi or house cart.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

a beautiful small village with some beautiful old temple, definitely worth to visit however it is hart to get there bec it took 1 hours to drive there or another option is u can hire a ferry near Sagging old bridge even that u still have to get to the old bride to be able to take the ferry. when... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I really like this place because it is like a lost ancient city. You have to go across the river and ride a horse carts to visit all ancients temple in the city.

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Mandalay, Mandalay, Myanmar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Myanmar is dotted with pagodas and monasteries and having seen so many, I find the Bagaya Monastery and Mahar Aung Mye Bon San Monastery in Innwa, authentic, historical and ancient. The sites are preserved as they originally were, with few monks quietly going about doing their daily chores. It is not touristy (at least when we visited) and the ancient... More 

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