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Sagaing Hill

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Address: Sagaing, Myanmar
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The pagoda was being renovated

In the first time when I arrived, the Pagoda was being renovated. Then I was so regret. But I just looked on another side, that was the good chance for me to see how the pagoda... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2016
Phanuwat K
Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

In the first time when I arrived, the Pagoda was being renovated. Then I was so regret. But I just looked on another side, that was the good chance for me to see how the pagoda would have been renovated.

Thank Phanuwat K
Shenzhen, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Sagaing Hill offered great views of the surrounding area and great photo opportunities. Not far outside of Mandalay and a must if you are in the area. I would recommend taking a car up if it is a particularly hot day. Also great to visit is the nearby Sitagu Buddhist Academy.

Thank Amerikki
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This amazing hill offers me a lot of places to quietly relax and take photographs. You may hire a motorcycle-taxi to drop you on top and walk down hill so you will have an opportunity to visit something that you like.

Thank forestgecko
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Very, very historical place to visit. If you like Buddha temples it's a must! Sagging Hill ist a beautiful place near Mandalay! Go and see!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My visit to Sagaing was part of a motor bike day tour with guide, of the three ancient cities, teak bridge and other sights. The views across to the river and surrounding hills are spectacular though accessing the main temple must be navigated through a crowded jumble of stalls and people. Having said that, the journey up the hill, the... More 

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

Too many attractions here to fit in as part of a three city tour but what we saw was well worth the visit. Views from the hill are also amazing. If we come back to the region I think we'd spend longer here and see some of the smaller sites as well at a more leisurly pace.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Stunning views from the hill. We had a taxi for the day and it was one of the best places we visited. We climbed a few temples and sat quietly contemplating the views. Many visitors, and it will get busier like all the sites we saw in Myanmar, esp. around Mandalay. I cannot see how coaches can possibly get there,... More 

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Jabbeke, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

It used even to be very good - but as more and more tourists are coming it becomes more and more a nightmare. We have to use overpriced trucks to climb up the Hill. Two temples are worth a visit -Soon o Punya is a brilliant large temple - most important here is the view over the river - neighbouring... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was one of my highlights of my trip. The views were just stunning, plus beautiful buildings. Easy to get there by car.

Thank omannettie
Pennington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Once I arrived to the top of Sagaing Hill, the views were worth the trip. Several gold stupas and pagodas dot the landscape—the sunset views from U Min Thone Sae and Soon U Ponya Shin Paya are gorgeous. I learned that more that 3,000 monks and nuns live below Sagaing Hill, probably the largest concentration of monks and nuns in... More 

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