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A nice and quiet place

I went there in the early morning; I was the only tourist, saw just a few monks, nuns and gardeners... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Winfried M
50 k shades of Buddha

A myriad of Buddhist statues and shrines cover almost the whole surface of this little island... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Davide V
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Milan, Italy
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Mawlamyine, Myanmar
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I went there in the early morning; I was the only tourist, saw just a few monks, nuns and gardeners around, doing their work. a nice, shady and quiet place, good to relax. A smal island, covered with trees and lots of stupas and Buddha...More

Thank Winfried M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A myriad of Buddhist statues and shrines cover almost the whole surface of this little island. Hindu gods are represented too. Very pleasant for a half-day stroll. If you are a single male I suggest you kindly decline the invitation of a young monk to...More

1  Thank Davide V
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little place to spend an hour waking around. Well shaded in the trees and different temples.

Thank JoNomad
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Getting here is part of the attraction - and one has to get a boat from an area near the base of the massive road bridge at the Northern tip of the City. We expected a jetty or a guy seling tickets or similar... but...More

Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It's kind of odd to rate the place as worth a visit given what happened to me, but the place really is a neat spot, but if you are a young male watch out for monk who is too eager to show you around. I'll...More

3  Thank TorontoJose
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We visited early in the morning and found it to be a peaceful and fascinating place. Others have spoken about its nickname of Shampoo Island and it's association with royal hair and so I shan't do more than mention it. What we did discover is...More

2  Thank Cibarious
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Also known as Shampoo island as long ago royal hair-washing ceremonies were helt there. A boat driver will take you there for ~5k kyat. The island is worth a short visit, bring some lunch or snacks and just hang out in the shade of the...More

5  Thank jwleth
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