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Very unusual magnificent pagoda

I did not expect such an unusual form of a pagoda which almost looked like an U.F.O.! Its special... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Zwillingsseele
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Munich, Germany
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Very Impressive

A massive golden pagoda a little off the beaten track but worth a visit . Not very busy and... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
AP194R
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Perth, Australia
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Apr 22, 2018
“Very unusual magnificent pagoda”
Apr 4, 2018
“Very Impressive”
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I did not expect such an unusual form of a pagoda which almost looked like an U.F.O.! Its special form surprised me really. I was the only tourist there, so many locals stared at me and wanted a photo with me. It has a special...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A massive golden pagoda a little off the beaten track but worth a visit . Not very busy and surrounded by small local shops a small photo shoot stop.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This huge golden construction is impressive. Very very shiny when the sun reflects on the surface. It was very very slippery due to rain earlier that day. There was so many small shops around the wheel mostly local people nought things. Not so crowded.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Built in 1648, Kaunghmudaw Pagoda is a huge pagoda in the shape of a perfect hemisphere. The legend said the King was used breast of his wife as the templets of the stupa type. The enormous dome rises 46 m (151 feet) high and house...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This pagoda is quite a different shape to many of the pagodas we saw in Myanmar. We did not go inside - it was just a photo stop to look at the outside. Some impressive Burmese lions out the front too.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Taken there by tour guide after seeing many pagodas already, so they are start to seem the same. This one is the "breast" pagoda or the golden dome built in 17th century. It is worth a look.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank sactokw
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We stopped off on our way from Mandalay airport to join the Pandaw at Monyma. Its unique shape, some describe it as a woman's breast ,others like an upturned bowl, it is remarkable and different to others in Myanmar. When it was in its original...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Silverswimmer
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This pagoda is bit off the routine tourist track. But we were happy that we came here. The place is very clean and calm. The shops inside the temple complex offer a range of local products. We purchased a big bunch of Thanaka paste and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank YatriForever
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A nice place to wander and the gold dome stands out from everywhere. You get a good overview of it from Sagaing Hill. Not many tourist seem to visit here.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Janet T
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Egg-shaped dome pagoda that is unique from the more traditional pagodas you will see. There are three different style pagodas and this is one style.

Date of experience: September 2016
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