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This pyramid style Pagoda is another masterpiece of Bagan Kings. It is quite impressive both in size and architecture.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PaulaMzta
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another interesting temple with its own unique story. Best time to visit here is late afternoon - the photography is great

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jennyi96
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Dhammayangyi Temple is the largest temple in Bagan and has a dark history. It was built between 1167 and 1170 during the reign of King Narathu who ascended the throne after murdering his father King Alaungsithu and elder brother Min Shin Saw. (He later on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JasmineIsAwesome
Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

Impressive temple with a facinating story about death and murder. Not many people around on this heaty day. I get a little awestruck when I stand in front of an ancient structure like this. The pain, the hardship, the sacrifice, the beauty. Its all there.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MadBeer
Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

When you are in Bagan ,you should visit Dhammayangyi temple because it is biggest temple in Bagan and massive temple. In that temple you could learn brickwork.

Date of experience: May 2019
17  Thank Bagantuktukrental
Reviewed 17 April 2019

Dhammayangyi Temple is a little out of the way but the largest temple in Bagan. Circa 1167-1170 and built by King Narathu, who came to the throne by murdering his father and elder brother so many consider that the temple has bad karma. That being...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank cmhimages
Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

The biggest temple at Bagan with interesting story ,architectural building with ancient traditional cultural remembrances and the place I love most at Bagan.You must see it to know the greatness of Bagan Dynasty.You spend at least a day exploring the wonderful high ceilings,it is the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank francis_martino
Reviewed 15 March 2019

Dhammayangi is possibly the saddest of all the temples, the tyrant king who built it murdered his own father to get himself on the throne. He then felt bad and decided to build a massive temple - a particularly meritorious deed - to eliminate his...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 13 March 2019

Situated on the Central Plain, a short ebike ride from Old Bagan along some fairly bumpy roads which can be a bit hairy; it is also a short walk from Shwesandaw. As it is one of the famous ones it does get somewhat busy but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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