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Address: Thanlyin, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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US$100.00*
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Private Thanlyin Cultural Day Tour from Yangon
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US$73.75*
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Half-Day Kyauk Tan Tour from Yangon Including Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off

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A lovely drive through country and country life,then a short boat ride across 5,000kyats for two, allows you entry onto the floating pagoda. Another 2,000kyats for a tourist entry... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2015
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few people around if you go during the day midweek. Nice views of the Yangon skyline in the distance. An impressive pagoda though not as large as Shwedagon. If you're out in the Thanlyin area, be sure to pass by.

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Thank nomadale
Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice pagoda that resembles the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. It was very quiet when we went there, barely any locals paying respect. It also has a good viewdeck and in clear days, you can see the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Yangon Skyline. It was cloudy when we were there so there was nothing else really to see. Ok... More 

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Thank kormensandiego
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The main Pagoda in Thanlyin where on the hillock.The Pagoda festival (celebrate around the second week of February) is famous for the local pilgrims,visit to the Pagoda, local products selling night-market, and traditional entertainments.

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Thank linnyar19
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited there last year december and very nice place. We can see different small pagodas and golden Buddha images. It take about 40 minute drive by Car from Yangon. You can get there by Taxi (or) private Car.

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Thank Utourtravel
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This pagoda is located on the small Island in the middle of the river where larger amounts of big fish are felt by the Pilgrims with Popcorn or Bread. What an opportunity to see the countryside around Yangon!

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Thank Elate Myanmar T
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We visited here a few days ago & were blown away by its size,significance & sheer brilliance. Gold & more Gold everywhere & with so many people praying & celebrating & just enjoying themselves. We met a scholar who advised us of our respective birth days ( Actual Day Of The Week) & we celebrated our days of Tuesday &... More 

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changrai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

A lovely drive through country and country life,then a short boat ride across 5,000kyats for two, allows you entry onto the floating pagoda. Another 2,000kyats for a tourist entry onto the pagoda and then you can blissfully make your way around and view several pagodas at your leisure. An onslaught of hawkers met us even before we were out of... More 

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Thank Vanessa K
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

This is the largest Pagoda in Thanlyin township, which is just about one hour drive from Central Yangon, importance of visiting Pagoda is not only to take pics but to learn the legend behind the Pagoda

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Thank Wanna M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

A lovely, glittering & beautiful temple like most temples in Myanmar. Take a Guide or Guidebook to learn the real history of this temple.. Be appropriately dressed as a mark of respect to Buddhism, even if its a hot day.

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Thank DilrukshiH
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2012

The Kyaik Kauk Pagoda was situated on the way to Kyauk Tan. The Pagoda was look like the great Shwe Dagon pagoda.

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