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Quieter Pagoda

I liked this place since there was no one around when I went there. Finding a quiet spot, I rested... read more

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Satyabrata
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New Delhi
Little bit crowded but worthy

The temple is absolutely stunning. It is getting little bit crowdy coz most of the times in certain... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
CoupleTaale
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Breclav, Czech Republic
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“Quieter Pagoda”
May 14, 2018
“Little bit crowded but worthy”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this place since there was no one around when I went there. Finding a quiet spot, I rested a bit and even tried to get to the top. The series of three pagodas is rather distinct. There are unfinished murals and frescoes inside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the later temples of Bagan. Thon zu Paya means 3 pagodas --- it is indeed 3 interconnected pagodas. It has some unfinished frescoes: some historians say they were abandoned before completion, because of impending Mongol invasion. Photography is not allowed inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kowie55
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The temple is absolutely stunning. It is getting little bit crowdy coz most of the times in certain time a group of 20-40 people will come with a guide, but don't worry they will continue in like 20 minutes, so don't be sad. Definitely go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

one of the temples which is not crowded and has a lot to offer, as it has mural paintings which are remarkable.. this was a good choice of our guide..recommended for all travelers realy adoring history

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

A small temple that displays some wonderfully preserved wall murals. Regrettably however, photography of these is not allowed.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Another smaller temple which is quite pretty inside. Unfortunately there's a tendency for locals to hound you as you enter the temple in an effort to show you the murals inside and extract some cash, and this somewhat detracts from the quality of the experience....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The meaning of Payathonzu is 'three pagodas'. It is a structure of three small pagodas connected to each other by narrow passages. The interior of the incompleted temple is covered with very beautiful mural paintings. Going there with a guide is recommended because without it...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Photography was prohibited inside. Three small pagodas connected in rows had splendic designs and figures of mural painting from walls to ceiling. One pagoda had completed paintings. One had sketches and partial putting of colours. So can study the method of bagan era painting technique.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank taw12ygh
Reviewed 11 November 2015

It was well worth wandering on the Southern Plain & ending up at Payathonzu Temple, with its unusual form of 3 temples joined by short passageways. The murals are very different from the other temples & it is thought that maybe they were done by...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank bella c
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

This temple is actually 3 joined together. It has recently undergone restoration. The murals inside are magnificent.

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