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Cave full of Buddha

It is amazing to walk inside the cave and inside there are full of small Buddha statues. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pray pagoda and sightseeing

There is one of famous cave in kalaw.the buddha images are so impressive, so many thousands of... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Karon, Thailand
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Oo Min Road, Kalaw, Myanmar
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have never been in a cave with lots of Buddha and at the beginning it excite me but after reflecting and paying to details. I realize how can a perfect cave be destroyed instead of being preserved. It takes years or a lifetime for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is amazing to walk inside the cave and inside there are full of small Buddha statues. Beautiful place to visit in Kalaw.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iwsantoso
Reviewed 22 December 2018

You will not meet many tourists. Since there is not a lot to do around Kalaw, you will visit the whole temple-complex with its caves.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BerndLesoine
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The cave is full of Buddha statues, of varying sizes and in varying poses. If I hadn't seen the cave in Pindaya, I would have been more impressed, but the Buddhas here are not as old, many have gaudy lighting around the head and there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

There is one of famous cave in kalaw.the buddha images are so impressive, so many thousands of images. က​ေလာၿမိဳ႕ ႔ရဲ႕ထင္​႐ွား​ေသာ တစ္​​ေနရာ ျဖစ္​သည္​။​ေရႊဥမင္​းလိႈင္​ဂူထဲ႐ွိဘုရားမ်ားမွာ ​ေ႐ွး​ေဟာင္​း လက္​ရာမ်ားႏွင္​့တန္​ခိုးႀကီး​ေသာ သမိုင္​းဝင္​ ဘုရားမ်ားျဖစ္​၏။ဗဟုသုတ အျဖစ္​ ​ေလ့လာ​ေရး ခရီးသြား ရင္​း ဘုရားဖူး သြားသင္​့​ေသာ​ေနရာျဖစ္​သည္​

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank thayar556
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The cave is filled with thousands of Buddhas of all types and styles. While that's interesting to visit, the pagoda outside is beautiful. We visited there just before sunset and were amazed at how the gold stupas reflected the late day sunlight. There were few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 18 July 2018

natural cave that have a lot of buddha image in Pindaya Myanmar,It's amazing.I am very happy then walk in to the cave and take photo

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank thotae
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I went to 2 caves which are main cave and upper case. Upper cave is quite dark and entrance is a little bit smelly because of water from stones.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aerial O
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Many buddha statues in the cave with lots of stalactite and stalagmites. A few people on staffcan explain to you about the history of some buddha statues and beliefs associated with it. When, what it is made if. Some of them really old and some...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MyaA4
Reviewed 3 May 2018

A good use of half a day's trip from Kalaw. About 75 mins in the car each way. The caves themselves are quite dramatic, located up a mountain outcrop. The many Buddha statues add to the aura of the place, which is well lit and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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8 December 2017|
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Response from soyamilk09 | Reviewed this property |
The travel distance from Inle to Kalaw takes around 3 hours. The round trip from Kalaw to Pindya caves takes 5 hours. Hire a taxi driver to tour around within Kalaw for one day charged 25000 kyats (USD 19). I got the driver... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from rookietraveldiaries | Reviewed this property |
Hey! I am sorry but I never took a taxi for such long journey. Buses are pretty convenient, though. Quite comfortable and they have night buses so, it's easier to travel. Sorry, I wish I could be of some more help.. Or... More