Skinny Buddha
Skinny Buddha
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bikerbabe22
Milton, Canada730 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Solo
This is unusual, as most Buddha statues are average size or plump, not this one! It certainly is tall and thin! Surrounding this Buddha are many other statues to see.
Written 22 March 2020
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TGDF
phnom penh74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
The Skinny Buddha alone was worth the trip for me as I have never seen anything like it but there are many other things to look at including a large lying Buddha. There is a small shrine down a path that almost makes you forget you are in the city.
Written 6 January 2020
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ankyfire
Shanghai, China579 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
Well, it’s only a huge statue of skinny Buddha. Not much more there. And not much to do. But it is quite close to the palace complex (so You probably will be in the area anyway) and it is interesting, since Buddha is almost exclusively shown as at least having a big belly. It’s not an usual sight to see him be the opposite of typical depiction.
Written 22 December 2019
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CatBostonTraveler
Arlington, VA264 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
A fun change of pace from the highly decorated and grand places we have visited in Myanmar. A quick walk around the grounds and we saw everything. No shoes allowed and no entrance fee but there is a donation box.

Many stray puppies on the day we visited - chasing us around for snacks!!!! We we're carrying a small plastic bag with maps, water, etc. and they were SURE it was food!!!!
Written 4 February 2019
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Kai Wah
Malaysia2,803 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
Honestly, we have not seen any skinny Buddha before and not even throughout our trip in Myanmar. We were here during evening before we ended our day tour on our first night in Mandalay. There is a reclining Buddha within the compound. It is not something super impressive that must do in Mandalay unless it is along the way of journey with extra time. We didn’t manage to take any nice pictures since it was quite dim in the late evening.
Written 27 December 2018
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nonsense193
Englewood, FL193 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
This is a large area with many different Buddha and they also have prayer and chanting. Many other figures are there including, I think some Christians
Written 20 December 2018
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julius c
Da Nang, Vietnam52 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Solo
Probably not like anything you have seen. A welcome contrast to the highly decorated temples, not to mention an eye pleasing sculpture. It's a quick photo op at the least, you could also take your shoes off, put on long pants and get the most out of it as well (not me).
Written 9 October 2018
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Warren Wai
Mandalay, Myanmar119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Family
If you have visited Bagan, Yangon, or any other places in Myanmar, you will notice that this Buddha statue is quite unique. There’s no other Buddha statues that are made this way. It represents the time while Buddha took the extreme method of meditation without eating. The place is peaceful and not very well known (even with the locals). Not many people go to this place but it’s peaceful and beautiful. There are many other interesting nats (spirits) statues below the Buddha image and there’s a big reclining Buddha too. Worth a visit, although not a must, if you are in Mandalay.
Written 16 September 2018
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Mobiee L
7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
Skinny Buddha also want to go. But we did not arrived in there. Next time If we have time sure we go to there.
Written 16 August 2018
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Tatts l
Guangzhou, China165 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
One of my favourites in Mandalay it's not history not that old bit quirky but I found it fascinating don't miss this it won't take long
Written 9 July 2018
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