Shwedagon Pagoda
Shwedagon Pagoda
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The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.
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  • naik
    London, United Kingdom8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Golden Wonder
    One of the most impressive and sacred Buddhist sites in Myanmar. It is a towering structure that dominates the skyline of Yangon, adorned with gold plates, jewels and bells. The pagoda is said to enshrine relics of four ancient Buddhas, and attracts pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. The best time to visit is at sunset, when the golden stupa glows with a magical light. Shwedagon Pagoda is not only a stunning monument, but also a living testimony of the faith and devotion of the Myanmar people.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 June 2023
  • Cheryl G
    Gulf Breeze, Florida6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worthwhile Tour
    The Pagoda is massive and gorgeous, set in what seems like a small Buddhist city of buddhas. Very ornate. Guides were available for private tours. It is a quiet and peaceful place with many photo opportunities.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 July 2023
  • Amanda T
    Lund, Sweden119 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An amazing place
    An amazing place, worth to pay a visit. A very peaceful place. We arrived just before 17 pm to see both day lights and sunset. The temple get very different colors. Prepare your clothing. Bring a plastic bag to carry your shoes The western gate has elevators, even though it was not so many stairs. 8000 kyat/person even for child.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Jaffer
    Manchester, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Majestic and iconic
    Visiting the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar is like stepping into a majestic dream. The iconic golden dome gleams in the sun, and the hallowed grounds are a sight to behold. I was in awe of the majesty and beauty of this incredible place. Truly a must-see destination!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 November 2023
  • Granada Guill
    Barcelona, Spain7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The most serene location in Myanmar
    The most serene location in Myanmar. It makes the mind clear. The enormous golden pagoda is the main draw. It's a location with history. I plan to visit Shwedagon Pagoda upon my next visit to Yangon.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 December 2023
  • Harry
    Kiruna, Sweden96 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely amazing!
    Probably one of the most amazing sights in South East Asia. It was absolutely stunning. We were the only obvious foreign tourists there and paid 20000 Kyat each in entry. That's 5½ US $ if you change legally at the money exchange shops. You have to leave your shoes at entry and put on a kind of skirt to cover your legs.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 March 2024
  • Matvl
    5,429 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mind blowing
    Shwedagon is extraordinary. I mean really amazing. Vibrant, bustling, magnificent. Spend time exploring and wandering (and wondering). It’s like the pictures but it also makes a sound, which was unexpected. Also worth going more than once - sunset time was really magical but so was the more active morning session. You’ll need to dress appropriately.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 March 2024
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Stephen C
Toronto, Canada80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This is a fantastically atmospheric place. You don't need to subscribe to this religion to enjoy the ambience of this very special place.
Written 29 April 2024
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Matvl
5,429 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Shwedagon is extraordinary. I mean really amazing. Vibrant, bustling, magnificent. Spend time exploring and wandering (and wondering). It’s like the pictures but it also makes a sound, which was unexpected. Also worth going more than once - sunset time was really magical but so was the more active morning session. You’ll need to dress appropriately.
Written 23 March 2024
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Nwe A
Sheffield, UK249 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
It is a religious place for Buddhism. The place itself is nice and wonderful with it architecture. But I was annoyed by the flooding of visitors.
This place is too crowded to visit especially on holidays
Written 21 March 2024
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Harry
Kiruna, Sweden96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Probably one of the most amazing sights in South East Asia. It was absolutely stunning. We were the only obvious foreign tourists there and paid 20000 Kyat each in entry. That's 5½ US $ if you change legally at the money exchange shops. You have to leave your shoes at entry and put on a kind of skirt to cover your legs.
Written 20 March 2024
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Myanmar Tour Guide
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Business
The Pagoda of Shwedagone , It was going for different purpose of people desires for daily face in life and believing to pay respects the fours Buddha 's relics after gain our trust, energy forward on
Written 14 March 2024
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O! Myanmar Car Rental
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
One of my favorite places to go and pray for peace in mind , it will rejoice from other good deeds as well. After I received good karma and it shared to the universe .
Written 20 December 2023
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marilou k
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
The sheer elegance of the Pagoda mesmerizes you. looks even more beautiful at night. the most important religious place in Myanmar. spend some time here and you will feel the inner peace.
Written 17 December 2023
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Granada Guill
Barcelona, Spain7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The most serene location in Myanmar. It makes the mind clear. The enormous golden pagoda is the main draw. It's a location with history. I plan to visit Shwedagon Pagoda upon my next visit to Yangon.
Written 14 December 2023
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Adam Jones
Beijing, China190 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Shwedagon is one of the finest Pagodas in all of Southeast Asia - and there are many. Any trip to Myanmar is incomplete without seeing Shwedagon
Written 25 November 2023
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Jaffer
Manchester, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Visiting the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar is like stepping into a majestic dream. The iconic golden dome gleams in the sun, and the hallowed grounds are a sight to behold. I was in awe of the majesty and beauty of this incredible place. Truly a must-see destination!
Written 20 November 2023
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