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Reviewed October 28, 2018

See as part of a Bago tour. Just worth a visit as immense! Also a chance to be in the shade! It is a replica of original but still have some of the original teak posts to view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LittleSwissLou
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This palace was rebuilt after being burnt down in the 16th Century. I visited temples in Mandalay that were built around that time, and there was no comparison in terms of beauty of design and materials used. However, it was interesting, and the gardens make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

The rebuilt palace of the 2nd dynasty of Myanmar Kingdom. It need better maintenance. But quite a good spots with gold painted decorations for some photos taking.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I visited Bago region in Myanmar and went to king palace which is really good to discover more about the kingdom of Myanmar.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

One of the four attractions in Bago. The rebuild the palace in 1990s after it was burnt down in 1599. So it is notthe original palace. Once again, dirty floor like 3 other attraction in Bago.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Though this palace is reconstructed, it is still beautiful with gold painted decoration, big teak timber and remaining teak posts for building palace brought by lesser kings to great king Bayintnaung. We can see many teak post on them names are describing with ancient myanmar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Bago was the seat of the second Myanmar Empire in 16 c. It was blooming at those times and its kings built a huge golden palace here. Unfortunately, Myanmar is an unstable geologic area and earthquakes are very common. One of them along with the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Nor should you. Sure it's reconstructed, but better than a ruin, and I found the way they showed the original excavations and burnt remainders of the teak columns strinking and successful. The Kingdom of Pegu or Hanthawaddy was a major Buddhist, Indo-Chinese center of power...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Aethelred
Reviewed March 12, 2018

The outside of the building is stunning but it was the teak beams that used to hold up the building that were set on fire I think in the 15th Century that will live in my memory. This is not a palace for of things...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank keithY651
Reviewed March 1, 2018

We were on a tour of the area and stopped to see this palace, which is quite impressive. The palace is beautiful and the attention to details is stunning.

Date of experience: February 2018
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