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Gawdawpalin Temple, Bagan

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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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  • Right next to the Bagan he is not so crowded hotel Riverside view like many others. Some featured ceiling paintings, has been renovated very gently.
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  • Beautiful temple. One of the greatest of Bagan. Good place to buy handicrafts and souvenirs. You have to be with shoulders and knees covered.
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  • The temple was right next to my hotel, so I saw it daytime and night time when it is lit up. Actually a nice foreground for a full moon photo! Unfortunately the platforms are closed, like so many othe...  more »