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Mingun, Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the most unique, different and visually appealing pagoda in whole of myanmar. I was smitten ever since I saw the pictures. It never showed as must visits near Mandalay. Was still keen to go extra mile because it seemed so compelling. Kudos to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our reason visiting Mandalay. Unfortunately we cannot across the river so we have to pay more to the driver to ride us there. Nice pagoda as expected.

Thank Junius H
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Visiting Mingun is a must do half day trip from Mandalay. Main attractions are the huge unfinished brick Pagoda, and totally different in style, this curved whitewashed Pagoda. It's about 15 min walk from the boat dock and the Mingun Pagoda. The Pagoda is all...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Unique pagoda design makes this a must see, especially since it’s just down the road from the Mingun pagoda. Gleaming white, the pagoda has repeating sculpture elements circling the entire structure from top to bottom. Don’t miss this pagoda while in the area !

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Known as the wedding cake for obvious reasons. The pagoda is very clean, probably due to the stark whiteness of the pagoda. Apart from the pagoda, there are a few shops selling clothes, knick-nacks, etc. All very cheap.

Thank Mark&Rosa
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Genuine treasure among Mingun region pagodas - not only because of color but also the architectural projects. Climbing up shows you beautiful view both directions to south and east to the river.

Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Totally white. Nice architecture. Easy climb to top for good view. Excellent photo shots. Relatively well maintain.

Thank ngung chia s
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Big white pagoda. It is difference look from golden color what we used see. Photogenic and beautiful.

Thank arbora2018
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I enjoyed my visit here. The whiteness of the pagoda made it very beautiful to photograph. I probably enjoyed this the most on my day's visit to Mingun.

Thank Newmorton
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Hsinbyume pagoda is super. Many pagodas is very much alike and this one is different, have its own architectural style. In my opinion most impressive monument in Mandalay Ares.

Thank TheRzezbiarz
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