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Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Another great pagoda

Nga That Gyi has a huge seated Buddha image housed in an iron structure pavilion with a five-tiered... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
I liked this one a lot (close to reclining budha)

Again a nice budha, but for me, this one had something special. It looks more authentic I guess... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nga That Gyi has a huge seated Buddha image housed in an iron structure pavilion with a five-tiered corrugated iron roof. Another great pagoda for photos.

Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Again a nice budha, but for me, this one had something special. It looks more authentic I guess. It’s close to the reclining budha, so I would take the small detour. Free entrance, no tourists, be careful for the friendly people giving you an explanation....More

Thank D_vid13
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda is a little off the beaten track—down a dirt road flanked with vendors and abuzz with activity, through an archway and up a small hill, and down a quiet road past monasteries and sleeping dogs. Perhaps because of the location,...More

Thank Jasmine A
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favourite Pagodas in Yangon. Once you run the gauntlet of locals trying to sell you stuff and actually get up to Buddha statue you'll be glad you made the effort. The sitting Buddha is the most beautiful I have ever...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Not as touristy and less crowded. The crowned Buddha statue is very beautiful. Especially if you are Asian, read this! If someone approached you and tell you he has a 91-year old uncle who is a monk in the nearby Chauk-htat-gyi temple, be careful. Long...More

Thank leejk78
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We wanted to find the sleeping Buddha, but we ended up there. The pagoda has a very long stairway of ascension from the main road. The Buddha statue looks impressive though it is of lesser touristical value than the so called sleeping Buddah across the...More

Thank Horst K
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This pagoda located on the main road.You will see the entrance name clearly.There have long ladder before to the hall.This place was no charge to sightseeing.The Buddha was very big and very beautiful no more people here

Reviewed 24 November 2017

located near Chaukhtetgyi pagoda. This pagoda is famous for its huge image of Buddha and impressive woodcarving. There are also other spirits figure inside of the building.. Worth a visit!!

Thank MMOverlandar
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nice place to visit, the wood carving behind the Buddha was perhaps the most impressive part of this Buddha to me. If you're in the area (in others if your at Chaukhtatgyi Paya/Pagoda), then definitely stop by here as it's just across the street. My...More

Thank LadyPerrin
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Huge image of Buddha in sitting position!!The throne is made of wood and its curving is amazing!!! You can also see images of spirits under the same roof...It's located near Chauthtetgyi Pagoda..

Thank Aung Pyi P
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