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Bagan Viewing Tower, Bagan

(1/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
Bagan Viewing Tower offers panoramic vistas of Bagan archeological site, with more than 2,000 medieval monuments to admire. Open to the public since 2005, the 60 m (197 ft) high tower--or “the high palace” in Burmese--boasts 13 floors with lobbies, offices, a souvenir shop, an expensive cafe, and viewing platforms on the top three levels. The scenic landscape features a vast plane crossed by dirt roads and divided by a blue river, shrouded in lush trees and dotted with numerous pagodas. A luxurious resort sits at the bottom of the tower. Make Bagan Viewing Tower a centerpiece of your Bagan vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bagan holiday planner.
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  • This has to be one of the worst buildings ever. It is ugly and totally out of keeping with its surroundings. Only positive is that the views from the top are good  more »
  • Totally out of place. There are other ways to get good photos. The tower is completely out of character with the 1,000 (plus) year old temples of Bagan. Is this modern structure likely to have any neg...  more »
  • We went for the sunset...loud pop music from the bar destroyed any ambience the views may have instilled. The whole set up seems cheap and tacky. We had a much more memorable sunset experience at one ...  more »