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6 days ago
“Hidden Gem: A quiet place tucked in the fields”
Jul 31, 2018
“Lovely Bricks with Story”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Yadana means gem. Indeed it is a hidden gem tucked inside the fields. It is about 500 years old and successive earthquakes have damaged the roof and left the Buddha image open to the skies. But looking at the ruins, one can get a mental...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kowie55
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Small complex of ruined but yet lovely brick stupas, Yadana Hsemee is a small group of pagodas. These pagodas showcase the development of brick monasteries.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nawarat R
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A little group of pagodas on the Ava island with lots of possibilities for pictures. A few amazing Buddha statues are there. You can reach it by an adventurous horse cart ride.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Inwa has a circuit of about 4 sites to see. I think this one is the best. It is interesting to see the temple ruins being overtaken by nature. This is not very big and you won't spend a lot of time here but you...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Emily B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful place! The stones are really hot so just be aware of you are trying to take pics over there

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ofek B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Inwa (called Ava by the British) served as the Burmese capital for longer than any other city for over six centuries. It retains evocative temples, stupas and monasteries. A massive earthquake in 1839 left the city and its structures in ruins. Today Yadana Hsimi Pagodas...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jane L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The whole area of Inn Wa was one of my favourite places to explore, reminded me a little of Ankor, on a smaller less busy scale, if that's your thing!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank swirving_irving
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome photo opportunities here and beautiful pagoda. Several vendors and artists here who were not too pushy.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank André B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This pagoda is very alike the many hundreds found in Bagan. This one does not have any particular features that would inspire more than a brief visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 17 November 2016

- Outdoor statue of Buddha, Yadana Hsemee pagoda, ancient city of Inwa, Mandalay, Myanmar - Nice and Old

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank mangsaab
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