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Very unusual magnificent pagoda

I did not expect such an unusual form of a pagoda which almost looked like an U.F.O.! Its special... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Zwillingsseele
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Munich, Germany
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Very Impressive

A massive golden pagoda a little off the beaten track but worth a visit . Not very busy and... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
AP194R
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I did not expect such an unusual form of a pagoda which almost looked like an U.F.O.! Its special form surprised me really. I was the only tourist there, so many locals stared at me and wanted a photo with me. It has a special...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

A massive golden pagoda a little off the beaten track but worth a visit . Not very busy and surrounded by small local shops a small photo shoot stop.

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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

This huge golden construction is impressive. Very very shiny when the sun reflects on the surface. It was very very slippery due to rain earlier that day. There was so many small shops around the wheel mostly local people nought things. Not so crowded.

1  Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Built in 1648, Kaunghmudaw Pagoda is a huge pagoda in the shape of a perfect hemisphere. The legend said the King was used breast of his wife as the templets of the stupa type. The enormous dome rises 46 m (151 feet) high and house...More

4  Thank Jane L
Reviewed April 3, 2017

This pagoda is quite a different shape to many of the pagodas we saw in Myanmar. We did not go inside - it was just a photo stop to look at the outside. Some impressive Burmese lions out the front too.

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Taken there by tour guide after seeing many pagodas already, so they are start to seem the same. This one is the "breast" pagoda or the golden dome built in 17th century. It is worth a look.

Thank sactokw
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We stopped off on our way from Mandalay airport to join the Pandaw at Monyma. Its unique shape, some describe it as a woman's breast ,others like an upturned bowl, it is remarkable and different to others in Myanmar. When it was in its original...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

This pagoda is bit off the routine tourist track. But we were happy that we came here. The place is very clean and calm. The shops inside the temple complex offer a range of local products. We purchased a big bunch of Thanaka paste and...More

Thank YatriForever
Reviewed January 7, 2017

A nice place to wander and the gold dome stands out from everywhere. You get a good overview of it from Sagaing Hill. Not many tourist seem to visit here.

Thank Janet T
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Egg-shaped dome pagoda that is unique from the more traditional pagodas you will see. There are three different style pagodas and this is one style.

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