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Shwedagon Pagoda

Opens in 28 min: 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.
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Hours Today: 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday

The pagoda was beautiful and photogenic from the outside. We would have loved to go in and see the interiors. Unfortunately, when we visited, we were already on the last leg of our Myanmar trip so we were not willing to pay the expensive entrance...More

Thank 610ameliag
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful place. Arrived here before dawn - no crowds, no tourists and you can see the light changing. Simply amazing :). Well worth the visit.

Thank grey_council
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is amazing. So incredible beautifull impresively. Advise to go in the evening than all is even more ferrytail. Less crowded and beter temperature

Thank Maubis
Reviewed yesterday

The building looks amazing from the outside however when we walked up all the steps where you pay to get in and they wanted 10,000. We didn't pay this is it is very expensive considering the cost of other things in Yangon. The walk up...More

Thank Eleanor B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a stunning pagoda and so interesting - we paid 10,000 kyat per person x 5 for entry & 20,000 for a guide - he was brilliant. Warning! You should take a bag for your shoes and socks (don’t worry about the kids out front...More

Thank Heathy2121
Reviewed 3 days ago

Am not a religious person but visiting such places gives me the thrill of having a personal relationship with My God

Thank Ross Francis F
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I went to this Pagoda on the first evening we arrived in Yangon. Before you get inside, you have to climb quite a long flight of stairs and please take off your shoes and socks. We didn't know until the locals started...More

Thank TikaHadi
Reviewed 3 days ago

Popular with locals and tourists alike, this large, detailed, golden, and awe-inspiring pagoda is a must-see in Yangon. Walking a couple of times around the pagoda, and peeking into the multiple smaller temples around the site, is an experience that will stay with you for...More

Thank ijhodgson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must visit as this place of worship, not only for it’s history, as well as splendid golden pagodas , stupas has left me speechless. Do take note for all visitors of their dress code - & to take off their shoes & socks before...More

Thank PamelaW2032
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a busy destination for foreigners as well as to the local. There are four entrance to the pagoda. Hiring a guide is recommended and I paid USD10 for the service.

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18 September 2018|
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Response from priya g | Reviewed this property |
You can visit on your own
18 June 2018|
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Response from Stephy2007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are available on site.
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Response from Ling B | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you should to travel around Yangon.