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Beautiful Temple

We really enjoyed the architectural design as well as the grounds surrounding the area. The large... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gawdawpalin Temple

By the time we saw Gawdawpalin, the second tallest temple in Bagan, I was pagoda’d out. And while... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Jasmine A
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge and stunning!!!! This temple was one my guide wanted me to see and experience. This is simply beautiful and that word is not strong enough

Thank gary c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the architectural design as well as the grounds surrounding the area. The large sitting golden Buddha is also beautifully done.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lovely shape and detailing which catches the sun perfectly and looks great at night when it is lit up.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

By the time we saw Gawdawpalin, the second tallest temple in Bagan, I was pagoda’d out. And while I enjoyed seeing the various pagodas, they were all becoming a blur to me. However, Gawdawpalin seemed a bit different and stood out to me. As you...More

Thank Jasmine A
Reviewed 29 November 2017

People brought here by the coach load so it gets very busy particularly in the evening and at weekends. However, well worth a visit

Thank jaysussex
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I cycled my way from Nyaung U town where I stayed and explored my way along Bagan-Nyaung U Road to visit most temples on both sides of the road. The Bagan Nyaung U Road is a straight road but there is a 90 degree left...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This temple looks great on the outside with interesting architecture, the interior however was not that great.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is the second highest temple in Bagan after Thatbyinnyu temple. When you are in Bagan, I suggest you to visit this place. Even though interior of temple is the same after you see 3 or 4 temple, the exterior of the building is another...More

1  Thank Finn555
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The temple was right next to my hotel, so I saw it daytime and night time when it is lit up. Actually a nice foreground for a full moon photo! Unfortunately the platforms are closed, like so many others, but there is a temple right...More

Thank Asian_Wanderer888
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We were bored and wanted to go for a walk away from the boat for a while and came across this small temple complex which was interesting to wander around and take more photos.

Thank Peter R
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