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“Taj Mahal...El Alhambra....”
Review of Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda
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Shwedagon Pagoda Walking Tour
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Owner description: The city's biggest tourist attraction is this immense Buddhist shrine built approx. 2500 years ago.
Asia
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10 reviews
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“Taj Mahal...El Alhambra....”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

THAT it the company this place keeps! Seriously, a one of a kind mega-site that I can't believe how it doesn't get the level of publicity as those two I refer to in this title. WOW. Just go there.

Visited March 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“a wonder of human achievement”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Beauty, respect, wonder. Gold.
Humility in front of the depth of faith and reverence from the crowds.
Deeply moving.

Visited May 2014
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San Francisco, California
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“amazing Shwedagon - a nice photographic experience”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Got there early in the morning and saw many interesting folks - monks, young nuns, families, kids, all very friendly and easy to interact with.

Visited June 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Went during sunset ... Was looking for a view of the sunset but realized that the view is actually towards the glitter which the Pagoda reflects from the setting sun. Visitors are required to take off their shoes but you should bring long the shoes in a plastic bag provided if you plan to exit using a different one which came in from. Take your time to admire this wonderful place.

Visited May 2014
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Penrith, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“Awesome”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Shwedagon Pagoda has one main big pagoda which is surrounded by a lot of smaller ones. You could spend hours and hours just wandering around.
I went in the afternoon and the breeze was stirring the windchimes and those together with the birds' chirping made for a very peaceful sound. Drawback: the ground can be so hot that you have to run from one shady spot to another.

Visited June 2014
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