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Distinctive

I loved this place since the rows of nearly identical pagodas housing scripture of Buddhist text... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bmimura
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Fresno, California
Many white pagodas

The beauty of the place is the vast amount of white pagodas surrounding the main golden Pagoda. Do... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Keith L
via mobile
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“marble slabs” (13 reviews)
“white stupas” (12 reviews)
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place since the rows of nearly identical pagodas housing scripture of Buddhist text create a very unique look compared to most all other temples in mandalay. The exception being next door kuthodaw which makes visiting this pair of temples a convenient must....More

Thank bmimura
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The beauty of the place is the vast amount of white pagodas surrounding the main golden Pagoda. Do visit if you have the time.

1  Thank Keith L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Really nice temple with hundreds of pagodas each housing a large tablet that together comprises the world's largest book. If you are lucky you might have the place almost to yourself. Well worth a visit!

Thank scubanormksi
Reviewed 11 April 2017

the sheer size and workmanship is almost overpowering - so beautiful,and always expect people to eant a photo with you - so nice!

Thank ANITA N
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Quite an impresive building. It was to hot so we didnt look all round. Quite a lot of steps to get to the top.

Thank safariselb
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This pagoda is the most magnificent among the pagodas located around the base of Mandalay Hill. From an aerial perspective, the gilded stupa occupies a central position of focus and the hundred of glaring white pagodas with the inscriptions of the Buddha sutras symmetrically surrounds...More

Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The temple includes hundreds of smaller pagodas, each of which houses a stone tablet of Buddhist scripture. The effect of all these carefully aligned pagodas is perhaps most striking as you are walking down Mandalay Hill than viewed up close.

1  Thank wr11
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Each one of these hundreds of small pagoda shaped buildings house a chapter of the Buddha's teaching inscribed on stone plates.

Thank Areohbe
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a miniature version of Kuthodaw Pagoda's white stupas. They're still big though. It's fairly quiet compared to Kuthodaw so you can always take the time to walk around and take more pictures. The view from here of Mandalay Hill is quite impressive as...More

Thank Tree C
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This "big book" seems more condensed than Kudhodaw and I found it to be more clean and easier on your feet. The views with Mandalay Hill in the background are also nice. You can't actually go into the small pagodas which contain the "book" but...More

Thank Asian_Wanderer888
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