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One of favorite place in Bago

This was built by the King Ba Yin Naung. The distinctive of this pagoda is participating ladders... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Coral R
Myeik, Myanmar
Impressive Stupa, must go

One special thing about this stupa is it's colour. The upper part is white, which isn't common. The... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This was built by the King Ba Yin Naung. The distinctive of this pagoda is participating ladders that's men can go to the upper part (the middle of pagoda) where we can see over view of the whole Bago city. There is a small portrait...More

Thank Coral R
Reviewed 16 November 2017

One special thing about this stupa is it's colour. The upper part is white, which isn't common. The other thing is that you can climb stairs to go almost to the top, but only if you are a man. I know :-(. I did that...More

Thank paukie
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The pagoda is unique in architecture and design. Though men can go to the high upper part of the pagoda, it was not allowed during the rainy season. There is also an ancient pagoda, which looks like those in Bagan, within the compound. You can...More

Thank Awng M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

There are many, many temples, pagodas and stupas to see in Mayanmar. This one is different in its design. Very impressive.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

like most sites in Bago, also this one is impressive in size, but poor in artistic value. walk once around the stupa and try to find anything worth your attention... I didn't find anything, beside the mere size of it.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Though only a replica of the original, this Pagoda has the distinctive quality of being square in design, with steep stairwells allowing those with no fear of heights to climb up the side of the stupa all the way nearly up to the top, where...More

Thank Trotter-Rich
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I visited the Mahazedi Pagoda early in the morning (around 9 am) just after we arrived from Yangon by local bus. We were nearly the only ones except for some monks and nons. The pagoda is not that beautiful, but the view from the top...More

Thank Simon0nTour
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Can see the panoramic views of reclining buddha image and Mazinn dam.But for those who have high fear shouldn't try to climb. Can get something different feeling of climbing up to the pagoda compare with Bagan because Only Men can climb up.

Thank Zayar19
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

A boring pagoda that doesnt let women up to the top. The staircases to the top were actually closed when we came here. Otherwise place is dull and filthy.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and beautiful. Women can walk around the first level, and men can climb the stairs to the top.

Thank Kjmeow
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