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Address: Kin Pun, Myanmar
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Why the stone had not fallen? Puorquoi n'est-il pas tombé?

I took the local bus to be there, the communication problem made me take so long non-reasonable time to arrive the base camp. I had to visit the pagoda on the day after. On the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Phanuwat K
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took the local bus to be there, the communication problem made me take so long non-reasonable time to arrive the base camp. I had to visit the pagoda on the day after. On the next day, I did not mean to take the truck of Burmese people instead of foreigner. But everyone understood that I was Burmese as my... More 

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Thank Phanuwat K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rock was definitely worth the long journey. It is quite special to wonder how it keeps balancing on the edge of the mountain and to see the locals and pilgrims paste gold leave on it. The ride to the top was horrible though. The bus drives like a maniac and I was literally scared for my life. If I... More 

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Thank Sabine R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is to tell travelers that when you first get into town that cute little gold rock you see at first is NOT the real golden rock. We never learned this until we arrived in Yangon only to see we never visited this place! So, don't think that you can hike up to the golden rock in 1 hr. like... More 

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Thank Jeff s
Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a journey by truck, you finally arrive not too far the Golden Rock and when you look at it, it is amazing. You wonder whether it will fall or not. We had foggy weather but it worse it!

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Thank KGC2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to ride from Yangon about 4 hours with our 9 seat mini bus(09796133649) Nice place to walk up to the mountain.or Nice mountain drive with Panoramic view from top.A bid hard to find the accommodation in high season at unseasonable price. For more info,please drop us an email ladythar@gmail.com

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Thank haymannt
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Park Royal Hotel and did a day trip to Mount Kyaiktiyo (the Golden Rock) and on our way back, we also visited Bago. We left our hotel at 6.45am and got back in at 8.15pm. Our guide, U Khin (pronounced as "Ooo Khin") is a great fellow who speaks very good English and the cost of our... More 

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South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Kin Pun to go this temple. But I would like to recommend to stay near this place because around the temple's atmosphere was great(I felt like a small village in Himalayan area in Nepal even though touristic vibe) and hotels in Kin Pun was very limited option when we visit. dirty and expensive and under construction. There... More 

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1 Thank Maria Sung B
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Golden Rock to most of us. A sacred Buddhist place in Myanmar. An adventure on its own in the journey to Kyaikto. A couple of hours on a road trip and a nerve wrecking experiencing to & fro to the Golden Rock - sitting on a tipper like truck with planks across the back. For all its worth, the Golden... More 

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Thank Robert W
Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Kyaikto - one from the Most Sacred Buddhist Places in Myanmar. Lot of Pilgrims and local atractions. "Open Bus" transport to Golden Rock is worth to live !

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Thank WojtekGa
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

If you are loving the adventure, please arrange to go and see Golden Rock Pagoda. The man are allow to touch the Golden rock and you will see how it is situated amazingly.

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