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Address: Bagan, Myanmar

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go for a view!

you must visit this phaya for its unique location and the view of Irrawaddy as it is located on the banks of the river.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jackwinderuppal
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Ludhiana, India
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Bangkok, Thailand
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The temple is beautiful but the best part is the location where is connected to the river. We really enjoy the river view and we spend time to take many photos at this place. It's very easy to get there. I would recommend you add this temple in your lists in Bagan.

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Thank May K
Huntly, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favourites.Just loved the location and the gold shining in the sun.Went on boat trip and looked back at this real photogenic treat.

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Thank Geordie2666
Ludhiana, India
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46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you must visit this phaya for its unique location and the view of Irrawaddy as it is located on the banks of the river.

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Thank Jackwinderuppal
Queens, New York, United States
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

You will see the beautiful sunset over the river. You can also across the river from the bottom of the pagoda.

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Thank Su H
Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This urn shaped gilded stupa sits on the banks of the Irrawaddy river just outside Bagan.It's purportedly built in 300AD but more likely it was built around the 9th-10-11th century AD when much of Bagan was constructed. Not a whole lot to see here, but nice views of the river. It's also where many of the tour boats depart from... More 

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Thank CrisandShamo
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of people try to sell you things and want you to take on their boats as quite annoying but the Ayeyarwady river is beautiful and not very far from every attraction.

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Thank sailonekyauk
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Bang on the banks of the Irrawaddy river; good site for photoshoot around sunset; only pagoda of this architectural design.

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Thank Avinash9
Mahinepua, Northland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We went out to Shwesandaw Paya to watch the sunset, but after watching a large number of people struggling with the very large steps and height decided to abandon - too old, too tired - and were taken instead to Buphaya Paya really no-one there - right on the river bank - watched a magnificent sunset with the sun sinking... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

At the end of a road inside Old Bagan walls, lies this tiny temple and its terrace, gilded pagoda and view overlooking the Ayeyarwady river which gives nice views at sunset, but not on the Bagan temples.

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Thank Sophie C
Bali, Indonesia
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Smaller and different than most of the pagodas in Bagan. If you are not visiting for religious reasons, I'd say it makes a nice photo and has a nice location by the river. Otherwise, its smaller and less stunning than expected.

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