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Buddha everywhere

Ananda temple is a masterpiece of Mon era. It is the largest and best preserved of the Bagan... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
sharmilatandon
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New York City, New York
Visit November 2016

A must visit Temple in Bagan famous for its 4 tall standing Buddhas each with a different profile... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Bonita B
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Miami, United States
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Jun 18, 2017
“Buddha everywhere”
May 29, 2017
“Visit November 2016”
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Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

Ananda temple is a masterpiece of Mon era. It is the largest and best preserved of the Bagan temples and is fully restored after a devastating earthquake in the 70s.

Thank sharmilatandon
Reviewed May 29, 2017

A must visit Temple in Bagan famous for its 4 tall standing Buddhas each with a different profile depending from where you look.

Thank Bonita B
Reviewed May 17, 2017

There was one we visited which had incredibly steep steps and which many visit to watch the sun set - I think it was this one, if not I apologise! If I'm right, the steps are very testing (definitely not suitable if the pins are...More

Thank MrsAverage
Reviewed April 1, 2017

This temple is built of Sandstone and was under restoration when I visited. Unfortunately, the central stupa was covered with bamboo scaffolding to facilitate the restoration. Of the 4 huge standing wooden buddies inside, two are original. The faces of these statues each look different...More

Thank Ono O
Reviewed March 23, 2017

This site is truly beautiful. We were awed by the Buddha images and how they are each so different. There are some local crafts for sale too.

Thank Boywonder51
Reviewed March 12, 2017

When visiting the next door pagoda, this little house with many frescoes is a must see. All walls are covered in bright coloured frescoes.

Thank Meidoorn
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Initial difficulty was had in locating this vihara, as it is incorrectly named on many websites as Ananda OK Kyaung (including Tripadvisor), and incorrectly located on the maps of Bagan given to visitors. Its correct name appears to be Oak Kyaung Gyi, and it is...More

Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Located just north of the main Ananda Temple complex, this is a much smaller structure reached by a stone stairway just outside. An old lady will unlock the door and might show you around with a torchlight. Admire the wall and ceiling frescoes, but do...More

Thank PianoManiac
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Right next to the Ananda temple (this ISN'T the Ananda temple but the small building next door). Beautiful, well preserved murals. The keyholder will let you in and also lend you a torch. I spent about 15 minutes just gazing in awe at it all....More

Thank Anna_Durrance_Bagale
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

This is another great temple in Bagan that ha two very special features the body of the temple different to the rest and the 4 standing Buddha in each entrance,2 from the 12th century and 2 from the 18th century, one of them changing expression...More

Thank Ricardo B
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