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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Another great pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda is not far from the Shwedagon Pagoda on Dhammarakhita Hill in Dagon... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
LikeTraveler
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Wangaratta
A nice Pagoda!

Maha Wizaya Pagoda is located on the Dhammarakkhita Hill, which faces the famous Shwedagon Pagoda... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
zamanwho
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Shwedagon Pagoda Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda is not far from the Shwedagon Pagoda on Dhammarakhita Hill in Dagon Township. A photographer's worthy stop.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Maha Wizaya Pagoda is located on the Dhammarakkhita Hill, which faces the famous Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. It was built in 1980, as usual there is an image of the Buddha inside the pagoda. The architecture of Maha Wizaya Pagoda is known as the combination...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We almost gave this pagoda a pass, but we were glad that we didn't. It's close to Shwedagon, but doing both in the same day might be a bit much. It's smaller and quieter than Shwedagon so it's easier to move about. The ceiling murals...More

Thank theirreverentkitchen
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This small pagoda has a very different feel from the adjacent Shwedagon pagoda. It is much smaller and much more quiet. It’s outstanding feature is that the inside is decorated to look like a forest glade at night, with faux trees climbing the walls and...More

Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

A must-see in Yangon. Beautiful grounds and amazing art both ceilings and murals. Small but full of breath-taking images.

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill. Among the very colorful murals in the central dome are depictions of the Buddha meditating under a Bodhi tree.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Beautiful place and charm. You should come to visit when u come Myanmar Yangoon. many foreigner visited this place and enjoyed. Hope this would be same all time

Thank Jenkey24
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This place wasn't in my plan at first place as well. My taxi driver and guide, Kyaw Kyi brought me here and this place is awesome and I can feel the peaceful surroundings. Thumbs up!

Thank Elton H
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Nothing special, just another temple to visit along the way. Another take off your shoes moment in Yangon.

Thank Geoffrey L
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Not must visit Only if you free with spare time Nice to visit this Pagoda In Myanmar visiting Pagodas Is national sport.... Enjoy the race. ..

Thank Aye Y
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