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| Está en Taunggyi, no en Kyaing Tong, Taunggyi, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most impressive sights during our Myanmar trip. Around 1 hour boat trip from Inle to a flooded and abandoned stupas complex. Well worth a visit.

Thank Centaine M
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We reached Kakku Pagodas by boat crossing the Inle lake. The whole experience is something out of this world. Crossing the lake and the narow canals is priceless. This pagodaas are different from many of the big golden ones elsewhere in Myanmar, and well worth...More

1  Thank mamta66no
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing,interesting place where you can visit there.Pagoda is the same like Thailand style statues,foreigner entrance fee is 3Euro/USD. Come and visit there you will feel wonderful about the pagoda and local market is nearby

Thank Kyaw Win A
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It is about more than an hour drive from Taunggyi and it is worth a trip to visit this historical site believed to be built by King Asoka who brought Buddhism to Myanmar. Remove your shoes before entering the complex as a sign of respect....More

Thank 5flower
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

It’s about 2 hour drive from the capital of the Shan state, Taunggyi. There are over 2000 pagodas and some are destroyed because of the earthquakes. It’s very peaceful to visit there. Outside the pagoda compound there are some food stalls selling traditional dishes and...More

1  Thank Ei Thinzar W
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, I did not expect that in the middle of nowhere. 2478 pagodas and temples in one place, one more beautiful than the other one. I just loved the sound of the wind bells, it was just like floating away. It is a must for...More

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We started tour from Nyaung shwe at 9 am. We got day tour by 50,000 Ks. with nice private car. We arrived Pa-O center to paid entrance fee 3 USD per person and Pa-O guide 5 USD.We arrived kakku pagoda at 11.30 am. The floor...More

Thank aussa j
Reviewed 7 April 2018

More than 2500 pagodas. Like a forest. It is impressive. It is worth to get here and will bring you open mind. If you want to know more about this country,you must come to visit. From Niaungshwe to here,around 1hour drive,not far away. some traveller/viewer...More

1  Thank taibolee
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Well, it is understandable that you want to boast about your visit to the exotic country before your friend has step foot in it. You can all do that with standard Inle, Bagan and Mandalay. Please, please, don't come here if you are one of...More

5  Thank Aunn A
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Kakku is one of the most remarkable sights in southern shan state. It has 2478 stupas and it was very interesting to see stucco works of early days. The view is really stunning as soon as i strolled around on the small lane.However.. i saw...More

4  Thank Ye Htun K
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18 September 2018|
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Response from taibolee | Reviewed this property |
If you like architecture and culture, it takes at least 2-3 hours.Every Pagodas are different design and unique.also there a local market out side,you can walk around and see their living culture.
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12 February 2018|
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Response from strauchi87 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you can only go there by taxi, since you need a registered guide as well. I was there on a budget too, and I found 2 people to share the taxi and than it's okay. And it is totally worth it!!
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Response from 1937achak | Reviewed this property |
As far as my own experience goes Myanmar people involved in tourist industry are all reliable, polite and honest no matter whether it is A,B or C. Things may change, who knows. . .