Bagan Viewing Tower, Bagan

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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. Use our Bagan road trip planning app to arrange your visit to Bagan Viewing Tower and other attractions in Bagan.
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  • How this was allowed to be built in an historic area is beyond me. It is totally out of character with the area  more »
  • The disappointment lies in the fact that it is totally divorced from the context of Bagan and so we decided not to pay the modest entrance ticket.
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  • Interesting structure which doesn’t seem to be in keeping with the landscape but nevertheless provides a decent view of the surrounding countryside and temples. Not nearly as much fun as doing the hot...  more »

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