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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 29, 2015

This temple is definitely worth a visit. Highly recommended is taking photos through the open "windows" to some of the other temples in the area. Around sunset the place turns into an inferno - everybody wants to be here at that time. We managed to...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2014

Dhammayangyi Temple is a huge and massive temple located in Old Bagan. Notwitstanding its grandeur in size and architecture, this temple is empty except for a couple of Buddha statues. One can tell that the temple is hardly maintained at all. The foul smell inside...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at this temple shortly after nightfall. The Buddha seen from the arriving road was lit up with LED's and flashing lights. At first the temple was dark, but then they turned on the lights. At night, I'm sure is a different experience than...More

Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a huge temple. I loved it and it's just a beautiful piece of architecture!!!! It's amazing how these were built so long ago prior to any advanced technology!! This particular temple is gorgeous!!!!!!

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Reviewed October 10, 2018

I would recommend visiting this temple, as it's a significant one (built mid 12th century), and beautiful from the outside. The inside also looked lovely, but I was unable to proceed to the innermost sanctum as the smell from bats and rats was so appalling....More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This wasn't my favorite temple in Bagan, but well worth visiting. This is probably one of the quietest temples in all of Bagan and has lots of great history.

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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The temple was neatly built around 1163 and stood as one of the largest temple in Bagan area. Entrance fee for temple & stupa in old Bagan cost 25,000 Kyatt and worth every Kyatt you pay. The architect tells the prosperity of the old days...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

It may be the largest temple in Bagan but there is not a lot to see inside and it did not take me long to look around the outside of the temple although there is some good architecture. The view from the front is the...More

1  Thank Dorsetbruce
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Its sheer size takes you by awe. Its grand and looks like a true tribute to Gods by Humans. The engineering looks marvellous and represent the grandeur of bagan in all its glory. No visit to bagan is complete without a visit to Dhammayangi Temple.

Thank Maharana_Sam
Reviewed April 25, 2018

I visited to Dhammayangyi Temple in 2018 February with my mother. The temple is known to be one of the four wonders of Began namely, Dhammangyi Temple for its structural volume, Thatbyinnyu Temple for its height, Ananda Temple for its ancient architecture and Shwesigon Pagoda...More

2  Thank MettaTraveller
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The Dhammayangyi temple is very easy to spot on the horizon and among all others surrounding. It's huge and massive in remarkable brick stone. The interior is pretty much like all others, but there's an interesting story of a son killing his king father to...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed April 6, 2018

It's impossible for everyone to visit all the temples at Bagan, as a visitor, where would one start? we just follow the tour guide, wherever he decided to go, we trust he had show us all the must visit temples, this temple is the biggest...More

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