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Address: Mandalay, Myanmar
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The Shwekyimyint Paya shrine, founded in the 12th century by Prince...

The Shwekyimyint Paya shrine, founded in the 12th century by Prince Minshinzaw, contains an original Buddha image consecrated by the prince.

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Large and important temple

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Asian_Wanderer888
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München, Deutschland
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München, Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 around to behold.

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Thank FyingKiwi
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 very few tourists go there. It is on 24th street and not up by the... More 

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

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 the view offered a relaxing break from sightseeing.

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

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

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Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Srinagar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

if you are in Mandalay you should not miss to visit the Shwekyimyint paya. Good deal to see Myanmar culture and religious influence

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Located in Saga Hill. Need to walk up to be see buddha image lining in strainght line. In the end, will see the view point of Saga town and Aryewady river.

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