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Interesting

A replica of a famous temple. The temple is built on the edge of a large lake, so the views are... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Paul S
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London, United Kingdom
Great but far and small

It's an impressive pagoda/temple. But it takes around 30 mins to look around it all. Stunning... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Joe_Macpherson04
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Shenzhen, China
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25 Apr 2018
“Interesting”
15 Feb 2018
“Great but far and small”
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A replica of a famous temple. The temple is built on the edge of a large lake, so the views are quite good. I visited in the dry season so it was very hot and there were not many people around at all. Due to...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This replica of one of the most important Buddhist site is quite beautiful. Better enjoy it when the sun is not too harsh!

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

It's an impressive pagoda/temple. But it takes around 30 mins to look around it all. Stunning architecture. Around 30 mins from hotel area of city. Free entry. No shoes or socks allowed

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a replica temple from Siam (Sri Lanka). It's an different shape, with the usual stories of Buddha plus plenty of photography inside. I hired an mandatory longi to wear over my trousers. There were photographers on-hand to take instant photo if required (for...More

Thank Mel A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

i visited in February and its really very nice. There is one lake/dam nearby and makes it more serene and calm. it's important to visit in early morning or evening as day time might be very hot especially March onwards. Not sure what time it...More

1  Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed 28 January 2017

an attraction for both locals and tourists located in Nay Pyi Taw, one of a kind former military government did its finest. one who hasn't been to Buddha Gaya, India, can get much knowledge and see photos taken by professionals at actual Buddha Gaya in...More

Thank NyanKyaw
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This pagoda is a must see.It is different from the golden ones and you can go inside.Don't forget to visit also the sacred Buddha lake in the same area.

Thank Lina E
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is the one place you have to go when you visit Nay Pyi Taw because it beautiful and clearly a very good replica of Budda Gaya in Nay Pyi Taw. It is very easy to drive up and so ideal for "in-car tourists".

Thank Yee_MC
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This pagoda is famous among local people as Nay Pyi Taw's Buddha Gaya (Buddha Gaya is located in India). The stupa is built as same replica of Maha Bawdi Pagoda in India (Maha Bayan Treee).

3  Thank HtetAung13
Reviewed 6 May 2016

A faithful replica of Maha Bodhi temple in India where Buddha attained enlightenment. The seven significant chapters or markers of Buddha immediately after his enlightenment are there also. April sun was hot so try to go early in the morning to see the peaceful pagoda.

2  Thank y0rkshire_0wl
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