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Half-Day Spiritual Shwedagon Pagoda Tour in Yangon
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The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.
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Reviewed yesterday

Good to go with a guide to appreciate the history of the pagoda. We went in the afternoon and it wasn't too busy.

Thank SLPB1970
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has to be the ultimate most important place that you must visit whilst at Yangon. Simply stunning & the sheer size of the stupa & Pagoda compound is epic! The many architecture achievements, sculptures, carvings, and various styles of temples encompasses this attractions.

Thank daryl652015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Shwedagon Pagoda is our religious place and the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa.

Thank Htet Htet T
Reviewed 2 days ago

As one of the very few interesting things in Yangoon, this must to see Pagoda, is far more than a simple Pagoda, is a compound that for sure will give you a good impression of how Myanmar lives their religious life now a days. Multiple...More

Thank faustino101
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything you hear about this Pagoda is true, lovely place. I hope I can visit it again, specially winter time.

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not one for dark age mythology, whether that is Christian or whatever, but Buddhism is certainly colourful, and this temple complex is such a nice place to be, given that it is full of delightful Burmese people

Thank Papanya
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being Yangon has a least things to do because they do not have much tourist attractions, Shwedagon Pagoda is something to do if you're in the city. It was raining the time we went sp we didnt really felt comfortable walking around the temple. I...More

Thank ItsmejessieB
Reviewed 3 days ago

This pagoda is one of the famous symbols in Rangoon. It is a traditional religious building in Burma. There are lots of fantastic shrines and constructions. Lots of local people pray in the pagoda. To respect the religion, all travellers must NOT wear shoes nor...More

Thank Rtary L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had not seen this much gold in my life!The golden chedi of the pagoda, which reaches a height of 99 meters, is visible throughout the city, and it shimmers in the sun with its incredibly golden surface. I could hardly even look at the pagoda...More

Thank Ramin A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Agree that this is the number one attraction in Yangon. We were not planning on a guide, but learned so much about history and culture from our guide that we met there, we are glad we hired him.

Thank Sergey12345678
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kate s
25 April 2017|
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Response from Bjorn H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so. Ther was several lifts, but I do not remember if you was able to pas into the rooms whit a wheel chair.
23 February 2017|
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Response from jancisham | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I'm not sure of the answer to this. I would guess that it may well have a place, and I also think that, were you to ask the shoe attendant or a storeholder I would think that they would be trustworthy and agree to... More
Lim J
21 January 2017|
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Response from Wilson S | Reviewed this property |
Taxis are the main way to get around. It is also a wonderful city to walk around. Very safe with lots to see and enjoy.