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In Old Bagan

Situated in the Old Quarter this large temple is popular with the locals, when we visited trucks... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2014
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Large temple near our hotel

Gaw Daw Palin is one of the larger temples in Bagan, situated inside the old city wall and only a... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2014
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Situated in the Old Quarter this large temple is popular with the locals, when we visited trucks carrying people arrived regularly. It's away from the main tourist route so I would encourage you to visit it. Down to earth visit.

Thank Chris101111
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Gaw Daw Palin is one of the larger temples in Bagan, situated inside the old city wall and only a few minutes (by bike) from Bagan Thande Hotel. Similar impressive architectural design as That Byin Nyu and Htilo Minlo. Inside is not very interesting though....More

1  Thank WinR
Reviewed May 6, 2014

This 12th century temple was built by King Narapatisithu and about 60 meters high, it is famous for the sunset over the scenic beauty of the Ayeyarwaddy River with the backdrop of Tankyitaung Hill. There is good view of ancient Bagan from the upper terrace...More

1  Thank Smeets P
Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is one of the largest temples in Bagan and the most imposing. It is one of the highest and affords a good view of the surrounding plains of Old Bagan. It suffered a bit of damage in the 1975 earthquake but some reconstruction work...More

1  Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed April 1, 2014

The 2nd tallest temple in Bagan, located in the middle of the walled part of Old Bagan, with an exterior much more impressive than the interior. Someone will find you and give you an impromptu tour. There were no other tourists when I was there....More

1  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Very nice attraction of Bagan. Belongs to type III temple architecture, built by king Narapatisithu, but finished by his son, because king became blind. Htilominlo in 11th centrury. This is one of largest temples in Bagan fields. in the ground, corridor runs around central block...More

Thank milankov
Reviewed December 7, 2013

It was empty when we pass by even on a busy saturday. Gawdawpalin Temple is a two storeys tall, and contains three lower terraces and four upper terraces. The construction was completed in 1227 and we find it well preserved after so...long. It was used...More

Thank Road20years
Reviewed August 30, 2013

It was one of the first temples that I visited in Bagan. It's more interesting from outside. The interiors are not impressive (some Buddhas statues).

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed July 14, 2013

I was here very early; so there were no vendors to bother me! In the morning, the warm sun rays give the facade a nice warm feel. It looks good on photographs. Better still, once done, go to the opposite small stupa. Climb up to...More

1  Thank JoshShoeString
Reviewed June 15, 2013

This is a white tall temple in old Bagan. Very close to Bagan Thande hotel or Bagan hotel. You easliy find this while you are in old Bagan since it is tall and impressive architecture. There are some Buddha inside.

Thank MizuhoK
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