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Beautiful Temple

We really enjoyed the architectural design as well as the grounds surrounding the area. The large... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
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Gawdawpalin Temple

By the time we saw Gawdawpalin, the second tallest temple in Bagan, I was pagoda’d out. And while... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Jasmine A
Vancouver, Canada
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4 Oct 2018
“Beautiful Temple”
27 Jan 2018
“Gawdawpalin Temple”
Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to this one last, but realized I should have come at the beginning. This massive temple is very less visited as it is rather far from the others, though quite close to the museum. It has a nice compound with trees. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Huge and stunning!!!! This temple was one my guide wanted me to see and experience. This is simply beautiful and that word is not strong enough

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gary c
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the architectural design as well as the grounds surrounding the area. The large sitting golden Buddha is also beautifully done.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lovely shape and detailing which catches the sun perfectly and looks great at night when it is lit up.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

By the time we saw Gawdawpalin, the second tallest temple in Bagan, I was pagoda’d out. And while I enjoyed seeing the various pagodas, they were all becoming a blur to me. However, Gawdawpalin seemed a bit different and stood out to me. As you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jasmine A
Reviewed 29 November 2017

People brought here by the coach load so it gets very busy particularly in the evening and at weekends. However, well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jaysussex
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I cycled my way from Nyaung U town where I stayed and explored my way along Bagan-Nyaung U Road to visit most temples on both sides of the road. The Bagan Nyaung U Road is a straight road but there is a 90 degree left...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This temple looks great on the outside with interesting architecture, the interior however was not that great.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Keith L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is the second highest temple in Bagan after Thatbyinnyu temple. When you are in Bagan, I suggest you to visit this place. Even though interior of temple is the same after you see 3 or 4 temple, the exterior of the building is another...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Finn555
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The temple was right next to my hotel, so I saw it daytime and night time when it is lit up. Actually a nice foreground for a full moon photo! Unfortunately the platforms are closed, like so many others, but there is a temple right...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Asian_Wanderer888
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