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Sadly you cannot climb up there like before. In 2016 I climb to the very top to see sunset. Also a panoramic views of other pagodas & nature.
It was packed with travellers.
Still a beautiful scenery around & of course the Pagoda
The Shwesandaw is a remarkable 12 c piece of art. It's an outstanding big temple hit by a strong earthquake last year (which are very common here). Due to that it's partly damaged and it's totally closed for visitors. It was a favorite sunset spot....More
Heard about this Shwesandaw is the best pagoda to see sunset and sunrise, however due to some reasons government has fully closed down all the pagodas so that tourists are not able to climb them all. So please do not expect to climb them up...More
On our cruise on the Irrawaddy River, we visited many sacred Buddhist places; and just like churches in Italy, you think you will never see another one more beautiful but then you walk in and...... Well, this is no exception as it is truly a...More
I can see that some people mistake this one for Shwezigon which is the golden one. This one, Shwesandaw, is made out of bricks. It’s not possible to climb anymore due to an earthquake in 2017. It’s still worth a visit. It’s got a large...More