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Another Pagoda. The views are nice..good place for sunset. As you needed remove the shoes, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nuno a
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Braga, Portugal
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Nice place and worth visiting

i went in evening and its a nice place. Good place to spend some time praying... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
joy22_07
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India
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Taung Paw Road, Mawlamyine, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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 joy22_07
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

Thank KMWin
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.

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
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We had only a day here and following the reclining Buddha recommend the sunset at the Pagoda overlooking the water. Definitely worth the short trip from town.

Thank RobertandMark
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Taxi driver kindly showed us the antique monastery before we went up. The wood carved doors, at least a hundred years old, are really exquisite, Hindu style dancers and flying cherubs, what a mix. Take the curved stairway down from the complex top, turn left...More

1  Thank Jay P
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Great place to stroll around aimlessly and get a good view over the city. You can also see the huge prison complex from here. Yes there are bad people in Burma. Well kept and civil there are many interesting corners here. Try and get down...More

Thank fred m
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