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Gawdawpalin Temple, Bagan
(3.7/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Nine centuries old, Gawdawpalin Temple represents a historic monument worth visiting, whether you're a history-lover or simply enjoy old architecture. The temple stands as the second tallest religious site in the region, boasting two floors and seven gloriously decorated terraces. Although it was damaged in an earthquake some 40 years ago, the renovation done since has restored the temple's authentic look and feel. Explore the temple and the pagoda, and see where believers go to pray, meditate, or practice traditional Buddhist rituals. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Bagan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gawdawpalin Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • There are so many temples/pagodas and stupas in Bogon. It can feel a bit overwhelming. But this is one not to miss and Nang Nang and his horse Lucky will take you there is a very comfortable cart. See...  more »
  • By the time we reached this temple the crowds were large and the place was full of people who had climbed to view the sunset and many more who were attempting to climb. We did not venture up though. B...  more »
  • This is another of the temples in the Old Bagan area. Can be easily climbed and the reward is some nice views of the surrounding area. Worth a look.