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Shwesandaw Pagoda

Bagan, Myanmar
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Bagan, Myanmar
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"steep steps"
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"sunrise and sunset"
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"top level"
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"coming down"
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"worth the climb"
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"hand rails"
in 6 reviews
"degree view"
in 10 reviews
"setting sun"
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"high season"
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"reclining buddha"
in 10 reviews
"four sides"
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"watch the sun"
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"tour buses"
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"the hot air balloons"
in 10 reviews
"bare feet"
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"walk around"
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"take photos"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Shwesandaw is a remarkable 12 c piece of art. It's an outstanding big temple hit by a strong earthquake last year (which are very common here). Due to that it's partly damaged and it's totally closed for visitors. It was a favorite sunset spot....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting but very busy and big. Lots of barefoot walking, some on stony bits. Well worth the effort though

1  Thank HKinsey
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Heard about this Shwesandaw is the best pagoda to see sunset and sunrise, however due to some reasons government has fully closed down all the pagodas so that tourists are not able to climb them all. So please do not expect to climb them up...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

On our cruise on the Irrawaddy River, we visited many sacred Buddhist places; and just like churches in Italy, you think you will never see another one more beautiful but then you walk in and...... Well, this is no exception as it is truly a...More

1  Thank ntflady
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I can see that some people mistake this one for Shwezigon which is the golden one. This one, Shwesandaw, is made out of bricks. It’s not possible to climb anymore due to an earthquake in 2017. It’s still worth a visit. It’s got a large...More

Thank Lars S
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This an impressive temple with a large golden stupa in Bagan. Get there by 10 am to beat the tourist crowds. It is smaller than the one in Yangon.

1  Thank RWCMDCA
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

It was built by King Anawrahtar who was first myanmar empire founder. It was very famous among the travelers to enjoy the beautiful sunset over Bagan. But it has been recently closed for climbing to watch the sunset. The government announce not to climb on...More

1  Thank MIB Tour Compan... M
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Another fine example of the quality of beautiful historic pagodas available to visit and enjoy in Bagan. Would definitely add this one to the must see list..

1  Thank LikeTraveler
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Must see temple in Bagan. Built in 11 tH century and restored recently, this temple has amazing views and lots of history. One of the very best Temples any where.

1  Thank Mayajaal
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

You cannot climb this Pagoda anymore because of the earthquake, but it doesn’t matter. This is a beautiful structure and beautiful scenery.

1  Thank IndySig
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