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Sulamani Guphaya Temple, Bagan
(4.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Encounter a time-honored remnant rich in the country’s cultural heritage at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple from the late Bagan building period. Constructed in 1183 by the industrious King Narapatisithu, the temple remains one of the most visited in the region. Translating literally to mean "small ruby," the temple’s name comes from a gem whose story is now told in the northern porch, where an inscription tells of how the King found a precious red stone at the site before starting to build the temple. Admire the delicate glazed terracotta brickwork depicting the life of Buddha as you explore the two-story structure, partly restored after the earthquake of 1975. With our custom trip planner, Bagan attractions like Sulamani Guphaya Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • This temple, a stunning look in shape and wall art, but unfortunately, during that visit, he turned off the update because of the damaged from the earthquake.
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  • For the time being not a beauty. Outside view is okay, but still quite impressing for a construction built in the 12th century. 
  • Sulamani Temple(蘇拉瑪尼寺)是蒲甘地區首屈一指以壁畫聞名的塔寺,由國王Narapatisithu修建于1183年。來到這寺廟,迎面而來的是其清秀的外觀,十分的讓人有種文靜的感覺,我們進去後也發現了不少的壁畫,喜歡壁畫的人可以進去慢慢觀賞呢!值得一提的是,寺外有一攤檔的寫生十分好看,我們一口氣買了五幅沙畫,100美元,雖然感覺有點少貴,但真的值得,因為畫工確實是不錯的!聽馬車伕說,那...  more »
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  • As of June 2016, no way to climb higher than a few stairs to look out a window found. Sign saying going higher is not allowed for preservation reasons. Nice paintings inside. Worth a visit. Tranquil.
  • Stunning temple ! Unfortunately due to preservation reason, you won't be able to climb very high. In fact, there's only one window available to climb. Still, it's super worth it !
  • one of famous pagoda in bagan....
  • Awesome!
  • You can climb and look for miles. Less people travel here in day time