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Quick sunset visit

We did not have time for a long visit but came here at sunset on the way to the Death Railway and... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Donald H
Windermere, United Kingdom
Sandawshin Pagoda

Mawlamyine, formely (Moulmein) it is popular in english colonial. It has a many landmark, as... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Violent L
Kayin State, Myanmar
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

We did not have time for a long visit but came here at sunset on the way to the Death Railway and war graves.

Thank Donald H
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Mawlamyine, formely (Moulmein) it is popular in english colonial. It has a many landmark, as architect building, religious building are can be found.

Thank Violent L
Reviewed July 13, 2017

A nice, clean and well maintained pagoda, well accessible also by road. The major attraction is the beautiful panorama view all around, over the city, the bay with its islands and the ointerior. Sunset is a good time to visit; then also the floor is...More

2  Thank WinfriedM5
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Another Pagoda. The views are nice..good place for sunset. As you needed remove the shoes, the floor was extremely Hot at the peak of the Sun. There are stairs to go up and a lift from the prison road and fire department.

1  Thank nuno a
Reviewed March 26, 2017

i went in evening and its a nice place. Good place to spend some time praying, meditating/reflecting, as very quiet and not crowded. Also, you get great view of the city as well as river. Very close is view point and one can sit there...More

Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We drove early to the Santawshin pagoda. It was a misty morning. I found peace and happiness on the platform of the pagoda. Built on a very high hill, Santawshin pagoda overlooks the city. The panoramic view of the urban landscape mingled with mist was...More

1  Thank nyi h
Reviewed March 16, 2017

This Uzina Pagoda also nice place for sunset view. From Pagoda you can see beauty of Thanlwin River and town of Mawlamyine.

Thank hoshibara
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Looks a bit like a fortress on the hillside. Great views and good for sunset. Has a good selection of sitting and reclining Buddha's. Large reclining once halfway down I nearly missed.

Thank Helen D
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Go at sunset, the views are wonderful. You might bump into one of the monks who says his father was British and born in town during the Second World War. Second time I've been and just as impressed.

1  Thank chiefmonkey1
Reviewed November 22, 2016

I didnt understand super value of Santawshin Pagoda and No1 in your ratings.Small Pagoda,you must use boat to get.Nothing special...I found more valuable objects to visit)))

1  Thank Taosi_Vytas
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