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“golden pagoda” (18 reviews)
“long corridor” (6 reviews)
“gold leaf” (18 reviews)
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Bagan, Myanmar
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"golden pagoda"
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"long corridor"
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"gold leaf"
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"blue sky"
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"gautama buddha"
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"nice pagoda"
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"temple complex"
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"souvenir shops"
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"smaller temples"
in 8 reviews
"take your time"
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"early morning"
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"old bagan"
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"bagan temples"
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"shoes"
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"nyaung"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With all the gold shining in the sun it is quite an impressive sight and my favourite of all the temples in Bagan. To get inside the temple you have to leave your shoes next to the rows of souvenir shops which somehow ruins the...More

Thank Dorsetbruce
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

the magnificent beautiful and long historical well preserving of Buddhism monastery. the huge golden shining pagoda can see clearly from far distance. one of the tourism attraction spot to see a beautiful Sun set in Bagan.

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

One of the popular temples in Bagan worth visiting!! Get a guided tour who will amaze you of its rich history. Stop by the row of souvenir shops upon exit if you're looking for one but you do have to bargain for the lowest possible...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Shwezigon pagoda is, I think, the only pagoda in Bagan fully covered with gold blocks and painted in shiny gold. All others are in red brick or in sandstone and therefore look older, although the Shwezigon is also from the 11-12 c. It's very...More

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We are attracted by the stone lions statues outside of this Shwezigion Paya, thus we decided to go in and take a look. This temple design is a bit like That Luang temple in Laos, people are allowed to walk one round of this gilded...More

Thank Jacky84
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

One of the busiest sites in Bagan, it is a must see. The pagoda shimmers and has many visitors due to its religious significance. The courtyards and carvings are very impressive. We were fortunate to see it early in the day when it was quiter

Thank Jackie C
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a huge gilded Pagoda built in the 11th century. It is believed to enclose bone and tooth relics of a Buddha. In the South West corner is the shrine of the 37 Mahagiri Nats (Spirits).

Thank Pete-n-Suzie
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

If you been to Yangon and visited the Shwedagon Paya, look almost the same as this one, just much bigger, I was told, from this temple forward which started this style and many just follow, without doubt, it look beautiful from all side, most local...More

Thank hkvisitor1997
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Pagoda looks very similar to all pagodas in Bahan. There was no water near it even though cover picture suggests so. As all the pagodas, it is surrounded by local sellers trying to persuade you to buy at least something. If you have been here...More

Thank tinalevyz
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This Pagoda is a must see built in the 1100s from sandstone which was quarry about 20 kilometers away and according to the writings there was a human chain passing each brick by hand . Obviously now painted and coated in gold it looks spectacular.

Thank AP194R
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