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Bagan-Chauk Road, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

This is not, let me say, the prime category temple you're about to visit, as it's not that big and famous. But, this one stands out for great frescoes inside, maybe the best in all Bagan. On the other side, it was I think, the...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I could again enjoy the fascinating inside with lots of paintings and their stories, followed by a giant Buddha statue. Unfortunately it was not allowed to take pictures but it was just stunning to see this little temple.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed April 10, 2018

This temple was built in 1113 and is famed for its murals that were restored by UNESCO in the mid 1970's. No photo's are allowed inside but there is a light that that you can use to go around and see otherwise it is quite...More

Thank Pete-n-Suzie
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Although the exterior is rather worn ( but lovely stuccowork round some windows), the dark interior has some amazing murals which were restored in the 1980. Sadly, but understandably we weren't allowed to take photos. While in Myinkaba we had the great privilege of witnessing...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited this temple as number 13 in one day so we were a bit ‘templed out’ when we reached this one. My suggestion is that you pick less than 10 a day and visit the temples over two or three days. This one didn’t...More

Thank Lars S
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Gubyaukgyi has many outstanding frescoes adorning the interior walls. You are not allowed to take photos, but don’t let you deter you from enjoying seeing this incredible artwork.

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

This building has many exquisite frescoes, telling the life story of Bhudda. The interior is dark and our tour guide made good use of her torch to illuminate the upper walls. Sadly some of the frescoes within easy reach, at ground level, were removed by...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice architecture with beautiful temple. Many things to see and lots of information. Should go with a local guide for more interesting stories

Thank EdnaO322
Reviewed November 4, 2017

this was a nice catch during a full moon day in Bagan. this temple was not crowded, but very interesting with a lot of wall paintings, a must see for real adventurers

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Completed 904 years ago and the Fresco's on the interior walls are still preserved after all this time depicting stories of Buddhas previous lives. Beautiful just a pity that the Germans during the war have taken the lower frescos.

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