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Botahtaung Pagoda

Botahtaung Pagoda Road | Botahtaung Jetty, Yangon (Rangoon) MMR013017, Myanmar
+95 9 42001 6634
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Botahtaung Pagoda Road | Botahtaung Jetty, Yangon (Rangoon) MMR013017, Myanmar
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+95 9 42001 6634
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Reviewed 3 days ago

stop sit drink water watch life around you smell of incense and candle smoke need time foe meditation

Thank mikethebike2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This Pagoda is located next to the river and not very far from the city centre. It's nice to visit when in Yangon. Going with a tour guide is recommended because without it might be that you would miss or not understand the details of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite pagodas. Though smaller than the Shwedagon, it has its own character and you can literally enter inside it: the gold covered walls create a special atmospheres that inspire peace of mind. All the gold also warms the colours and...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

One of the dozens of Pagodas in Yangon. Empressive size but currently in renovation, only the Top part of the Pagoda is shown (not covered by scaffoldings) Apart from the main Pagoda, in the vicinity you will find statues of the people who have played...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

I usually like visiting pagodas to watch out Buddhist living their faith. This one is expensive ... and even when the main attraction is closed for renovation !

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Botahtaung Pagoda is alright but I would prioritize others if on limited time in Yangon. Perhaps I have seen too many exceptional temples in Southeast Asia for me to give this one an above average review. It is unique in the sense that one can...More

Thank Brett B
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Near to the river it is worth a walk around has a unusual gold covered interior room with a strange angled viewing area .woryh a wander around for a hour then walk down to the yangon river .Can see little ferry boats moving local people...More

Thank bristolsystems
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

First go to the main, stupa/zedi/pagoda, gilded, that has a stunning patterned and gilded interior resulting in a main shrine that contans an alleged locks of the Buddha. Then stroll over towards the temple of Royal Palace Bronze Buddha, that had been brought to London...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This pagoda wasn't provided on the tour of ours but, as we'd several free time,we gone to the Botatoung on an extremely popular day. Very effectively kept. Probably the most fascinating thing is the fact that at time we had been there, at least, there...More

Thank Hyde T
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Very impressive Gilded pagoda where there Gatama Buddha hair relic is kept in the vault, according to legend. You can see many antique like coil money, small pagodas decorated with jewels, different small bells of old and new, etc. There is also huge sitting position...More

Thank MettaTraveller
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Schwedagon Pagoda - 8000 Ks Sule Pagoda - 3000 Ks Botataung Pagoda - 3000 Ks Kabaraye Pagoda - 3000Ks National Museum - 5000Ks People Park – 3000Ks Kandawgyi Park – 2000Ks Gem Museum – 5000Ks Kyauktawgyi Park... More
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