Most of Myanmar is full of stupas but this hill is especially full of stupas as it is one of the center of Buddhist learning.
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How could one travel from Mandalay to Sagaing Hill in the local budget way? I prefer to travel like the local. It is cheaper and you get to know the daily life, the traditions, customs and culture of the local people at the fastest and...More
I had a day tour from Mandalay including Sagaing Hill. I really liked the place although at the sun the floor was really hot at some points (as you need to walk with bare feets).
Sagaing is at a busy part of the Irrawaddy but the view from the wide river of this town and the hill that dominates the area is splendid. close up the gold of the pagodas almost blinds. well worth a slow walk around here.
A place to stop breathe and walk around to look at the fabulous architecture, and many many colours of this area. There is quite a walk up to the top to look at the following small pagodas and Buddha's but its worth it. There are...More
The bridge is pretty new, replacing a bridge just downstream (within viewing distance) built nearly a century ago during British rule. The best view is of the temples lying on the slope of the hills over in Sagaing. Looking back towards the Mandalay side is...More
We joined a day tour from Manadalay-Mingun-Sagaing-Inwa-Amarapura. The view from Sagaing Hill is breathtaking & beautiful. Sagaing is full of Pagodas. Worth a visit.
Quite a long way up from the river ... but the caves with the 47 seated Buddha images was unusual and attractive. The view from the top of the hill over the countryside was revelatory: there seemed to be a pagoda every 500m or so!...More
You look out on both side and all you can see is pagodas, all over the place, its quite a sight, really worth it. We rent a taxi to do a day tour and will go to Sagging hill we love the place lot of...More