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Big Bamboo Buddha

Called in off the beaten track to see this hollow bamboo Buddha the biggest in Myanmar it is in... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
AP194R
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Perth, Australia
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Very impressive Buddha

The Buddha is a very impressive sight and worth having to take your shoes and socks off for. The... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
Seaside809117
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Canberra, Australia
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Sa Lay, Magway Region, Myanmar, Sale, Myanmar
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Called in off the beaten track to see this hollow bamboo Buddha the biggest in Myanmar it is in great condition but not much else there .

Thank AP194R
Reviewed March 17, 2018

The Buddha is a very impressive sight and worth having to take your shoes and socks off for. The rest of the complex is also interesting and definitely worth wandering around.

Thank Seaside809117
Reviewed February 16, 2018

A great temple with a 7 meter tall gold Buddha in Salay. We drove visiting craftmakers and temples from Bagan on a day trip it was worth it.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This temple shrine is well worth the detour deep into the country side at Salay.... You can take refreshments at Salay house before or after your visit.... The bhudda is very special... found years ago floating in the river it is hollow and made of...More

Thank Austin L
Reviewed January 20, 2018

The one standout at this small temple in Salay is the huge 7m tall lacquer Buddha statue. Well worth visiting as you walk through Salay. Interesting statues in the gardens outside too.

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This Buddha is a hollow lacquer ware Buddha that was found floating in the river. Once it was retrieved they set it up in this temple. This is not the only site in Sale, make sure you make it to Yoke Soun Kyaung Taw Gyi...More

Thank Mariellen H
Reviewed July 17, 2017

The temple grounds are quite nice but be prepared to be pestered by young Monks??? That try to get you give them money. Inside there is a large Lacquerware Buddha which you can ly down and stick your head in at the back to see...More

Thank AdrianT2720
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Sale or Salay is on the Irrawaddy and it is worth walking around this village easily accessible from river if you are on a cruise that stops there. This temple is quite small and its main Buddha is very impressive. Don't miss Salay House reasonably...More

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