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The open air resting one

Unlike the indoor one going to his final rest, this open air reclining Buddha has his right arm... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
Velky leziaci budha/Big lying buddha

SK/EN budha je naozaj velky, treba vidiet. Bezvstupu. Potrebujete nieco dlhe alebo sarong, ramena... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
kristina4886
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an open air large Buddha. It is longer than its neighbour, the Shwetalyaung Buddha. The Mya Tha Lyaung reclining Buddha is however, not as impressive as the Shwetalyaung Buddha. This Buddha was sculpted in 2002. Funding was provided by a wealthy Burmese business...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

One of the must site to visit in Bago. It is near to Shwe Tha Lyaung. I prefer it as the outdoor one though i am seeing there is going to be roof building :( worth to take a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank heinthetraveller
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Unlike the indoor one going to his final rest, this open air reclining Buddha has his right arm supporting his head meaning he's just resting. It's a huge statue, little bit affected with weather issues but still very nice. It's a quick photo visit in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

SK/EN budha je naozaj velky, treba vidiet. Bezvstupu. Potrebujete nieco dlhe alebo sarong, ramena maju byt zahalene. EN: The buddha is really big. Entry is free. You need a sarong (or something long), is not allowed to have uncovered your shoulder.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Outside so easier to take a photo, Definitely worth a visit to this statue. Craftsmanship is amazing.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This one is likely to be on your Bago itinerary and it is well worth visiting it. I guess at some point any person reaches a reclining Buddha saturation point but this one stands out for its size as well as how carefully carved/constructed it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Visited as part of a moto-taxi tour of Bago region. One of the biggest reclining Buddhas I have seen, definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Not much to see here really. It was a huge reclining Buddha, just as advertised. I have seen a number of these in a number of places, this one was not anything out of the ordinary. Due to recent rains it was very muddy. I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Not much to see and do in Bago, except for this and other temples and buddhas. it's a good stop before or after trip Kyaikto.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

It was hot when we were there, so couldn't walk close to this Buddha. But from a far, it is massively amazing. Worth the Bago trip. Do it from Yangon, closest to it.

Date of experience: May 2017
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