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Impressive collection of Buddha statues

This place is interesting but not outstanding place to visit. But if you have time, you should... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
smallhausen1
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Manama, Bahrain
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Worth a visit but not a "must see"

Seeing all the 32 Buddhas lined up is quite pretty and the site is also notable for being a... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
MinickL
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The Shwekyimyint Paya shrine, founded in the 12th century by Prince Minshinzaw, contains an original Buddha image consecrated by the prince.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good60%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is interesting but not outstanding place to visit. But if you have time, you should stop here and for example study the sponsorship plates showing that people from all around the world would like to see this place preserved.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Seeing all the 32 Buddhas lined up is quite pretty and the site is also notable for being a sanctuary during WWII bombings. Be careful when walking on the tiles as they are extremely slippery when wet. There's quite a nice view from the top...More

Thank MinickL
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This temple is not on the "tourist path" and one is really alone with locals practising meditation here. There are several buildings all filled with beautiful Buddha images, but it is a great place for a quiet time or meditation.

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

For a pagoda that has reportedly never undergone any restoration work since its construction 2,000 years ago, it is in a remarkably pristine condition. This is one pagoda you need to ensure that you look up as much as around, since there are treasures all...More

Thank FyingKiwi
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I am a little confused as to what recent reviews on this Pagoda read. Where the long line of Buddha statues come from l cannot understand. Our driver took us to Shwekyimyint Paya as it is his local place of worship and he even said...More

Thank naiyanghappy
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The often photographed long line of Buddhas here is an impressive site but for me the views from the top of the site are just as good. When we were there it was all very quiet so a shady place to sit and take in...More

Thank webme
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Beautiful pagoda with a very long, curved row of beautiful Buddhas. Rather modern complex, nice view. Well worth a visit.

Thank catztravelling
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

On the top of the hull a small cave with in impressive collection of Buddha statues standing in a long row.

Thank Kitnuki
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Reviewed 25 December 2015

Situated high on a hill overlooking Mandalay. this Pagoda has an impressive series of Buddhas depicting Buddha's life from "enlightenment" till death. Well worth seeing.

Thank stretch7250
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

Unlike any other pagoda with it's maze like buddha statues. Good for a quick stop over and atmospheric when no other visitors are around.

Thank ShelleyJ-B
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