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Gawdawpalin Temple, Bagan

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • I cycled my way from Nyaung U town where I stayed and explored my way along Bagan-Nyaung U Road to visit most temples on both sides of the road. The Bagan Nyaung U Road is a straight road but there is...  more »
  • This temple looks great on the outside with interesting architecture, the interior however was not that great.  more »
  • It is the second highest temple in Bagan after Thatbyinnyu temple. When you are in Bagan, I suggest you to visit this place. Even though interior of temple is the same after you see 3 or 4 temple, the...  more »