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Minnanthu, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Built in 1183 during the heydays of the first Burmese civilization. The ruler at the time king Narapatisithu is not only known for temple construction, but also for irrigation works, introducing common law and a unified Burmese script. Sulamani is an impressive temple built on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Sulamani Temple to watch the sunrise. The sunrise isnt exactly at the temple, so we had to ride around it to the back to find a raised platform next to a small pond to watch the sunrise from. Stunning views with the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeetsterr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last stop before heading to viewing platform for the sunset watching. Our timing was right when reaching at this temple with good late afternoon sunlight for nice photo taking. There are fresco inside the temple and the name of the temple means...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kai_Wah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the largest temples in Bagan. It has seven tiers of ascending terraces and combines the architecture of temples such as the slender and white Thatbyinnyu (Old Bagan) and the monumental, strong Dhammayangyi . The most striking aspects are the following: 1....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike all other monuments this one is quite peaceful all around. The beautiful garden is a perfect place to have a rest and meditation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed December 7, 2018

It is a massive temple complex with many shops inside. There are Buddha statues inside as usual. The frescoes are quite striking though.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed December 4, 2018

The Sulamani Temple is a 12th Century temple that had beautiful paintings inside. When we were there they had orange and green tarps on top for damage control. A small ruby is rumored to be buried inside, thus the name of the temple means “small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Al H
Reviewed November 24, 2018

This was built by the last great King of the Bagan dynasty - Narapattisittu. It is a huge architectural marvel. Some years back an earthquake knocked out its shikara (cuppola like top). The authorities are working on repairing it. But even after the disfigurement, it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kowie55
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Amazing Pagoda, Tourist should go and visit because a lot of wall painting inside. Authority should maintain the painting inside the pagoda. Built in 1183 AD

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Sulamini Cave Temple is one of the temples that is a must visit. More recent earthquake has caused the stupa to collapse but it is under reconstruction. The cave temple vestibule is still intact with many impressive frescoes but they are in need of preservation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 29, 2016|
Response from Michel L | Reviewed this property |
The upper part of the temple fall down. But fortunatelly the inside temple has been preserved. At the moment they already start to restore with UNESCO help.
March 17, 2015|
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Response from OTT12 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the only site offering this hotel is Asiatravel so I would only suggest that you try and find a local travel agent that might be able to help. Sorry I can be of more help.