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Set high on a cliff overlooking the Ayerwadi river, this temple dates from the 11th century. It... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
654GregP654
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Alternative sunset location

This is a very local place to visit, lots of people worshipping here, specially on buddhist... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
Asian_Wanderer888
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München, Deutschland
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Mar 5, 2018
“Great views”
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“Lawkananda Pagoda”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lawkananda Pagoda is a Buddhist zedi located in Bagan, Burma. It was erected on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River, and built during the reign of King Anawrahta. It contains a replica of a Buddha tooth relic.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Set high on a cliff overlooking the Ayerwadi river, this temple dates from the 11th century. It holds a relic of the Buddha's tooth. From the marble-tiled terrace there is a wonderful view over Bagan. When we visited the toilets were in a disgusting condition

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Reviewed December 30, 2017

Technically, this is a stupa not a pagoda, because you can't enter it--it is a kind of "tomb." But it is the largest and richest, and most spectacular vision of gold I have seen anywhere in Southeast Asia

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Built by the King Anawrahta in the 1059 AD and also famous place as a silk-route because many boats were coming from India,China,Srilanks,Thailand and lower part of the country and here so economy of Bagan was very strong and every family had enough money to...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

a large striking and glittering stupa in a nice location next to the river and with some typical ancient Bagan stupas nearby

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

This is a very local place to visit, lots of people worshipping here, specially on buddhist holidays. There is also a local market/stalls outside the temple and a fish pond on the other side of the sandy street. The view from the pagoda is really...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

We were fortunate to have an outstanding guide who took us to the outstanding artefacts and was able to give us the appropriate information to make the visit worth while. So much splendour!

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

The temple was constructed where the relics of Buddha arrived. It could have been a port city during early periods. Location is beautiful and we waited for sunset and it was great

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Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

It was the farthest destination by my bicycle, but it was worth to visit! I could have the beautiful sunset and great river view. It felt less touristy and more local.

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

A mostly local crowd here. Excellent views of the river and beyond. Not a lot of shade so perhaps better to visit earlier in the morning or later in the afternoon.

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