Pindaya Caves
Pindaya Caves
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rooddo
Mandalay, Myanmar138 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
Very popular, probably the most popular attraction in Pindaya. There is an elevator so you do not have to climb much. Very busy and cave is fill with all kinds of Buddhas. Cave is massive. Do not expect it to be some out of the way cave with few tourists. major tourist attraction.
Written 31 July 2020
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TonyPKL
Kings Langley, UK480 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
A rather bizarre and vast collection of Buddhas inside massive caves at Pindaya. Well worth a stop if you are on the road because of its quirkiness. You wonder what mindset started a trend of building Buddhas of all sizes in a cave. Indeed we wandered at this throughout as we drove around Myanmar! The more, of course, the merrier!
Written 15 June 2020
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jen
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
Well worth a visit. Amazing spectacle. Hadn't really appreciated the scale of the cave and number of budda images.
Written 15 March 2020
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milliesmum2016
Christchurch, New Zealand1,771 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
.....on entering this series of caves. It's a very holy site and to ensure access for all there is a choice of covered walk up or elevators. We took the elevator up but walked back down. There is so much to see that you really just don't know where to look first and there are quite a number of caves and caverns to visit. There are Buddha images of every conceivable size, shape, style, colour in every nook and cranny. All been lovingly placed there by some devout family or individual and all bearing different meanings and intentions, I'm sure, dependent on the donor.
This is an amazing experience. Don't miss it if you can possibly get there. The path up from the carpark is fun. It has all sorts of large concrete images, notably a large globe where even NZ is featured (good one, Burma), a series of statues which more or less equates to Shakespeares speech for Jacque about the Ages of Man, and most amusingly, an enormous and supposed to be scary spider perched right by the steps!
Do note that shoes have to be left behind and that the pathways and steps inside the cave can be slippery and uneven.
A most facsinating visit. Allow at least a couple of hours.
Written 13 March 2020
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Florent H
North Sulawesi, Indonesia168 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Only one and a half hour away from Kalaw (driving a motorcycle) this cave is a great place and the perfect thing to do before starting the trekking to Inle lake.

More than 8000 budha status inside gives this cave a really unique atmosphere.
it is not crowded with tourists (at least when we were there). on the other hand you will get to see a lot of local people coming here on a pilgrimage.

Important to note : like any other Buddhist place you must respect a certain dress code: no shoes or socks, no short pants (up knee level) and for the ladies no spaghettis strap, naked shoulders etc...

I highly recommend to visit this place.
Written 26 February 2020
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Natali Ken
Tbilisi, Georgia15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
Very interesting place to visit while travelling in Myanmar.
Thousands of different Buddha statues inside the caves.
Written 17 February 2020
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BL@Singapore
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
It was a long way from Yangoon to Pindaya Cave - but worth the journey.
This is an auspicious place for buddhists and eye-opening experience for non-Buddhists. Understand this was the designated place for the king to meditate as he found peace and charged with energy after his quiet time at this place. Over the past years, buddha statutes were contributed from people from all over the world . .
and now they are longer accepting the statutes as the cave is almost full.
We spent half a day there to admire the statutes and time to meditate - and we left that place energized and joyous . . . Do make time to uncover the art in the making of the statues - there was one in particular with hundreds of buddha images (3D) on the body of the buddha statue - go identify yah . . .
Written 31 January 2020
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Bonnie S
Chilliwack, Canada1,444 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
They took a cave, broke off all the stalagmites and stalactites, light washed the whole place, brought in concrete and then buddha statues. The sign of the sponsors is prominent and continue to be added. The whole place is more commercial than spiritual.
Written 29 January 2020
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Roland K
Potsdam, Germany1,462 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Couples
Limestone cave with around 8.000 Buddha immagines in different larges. Buddha in marble, stone and Granit with golden patten. Some places for praying and calmness.
Written 18 January 2020
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WhiteMouseBurrow
Moscow, Russia2,332 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Thousands of all kinds of Buddha statues. You can wander around all day looking at individual specimens.
Written 11 January 2020
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