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Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan

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Explore one of Bagan’s most famous temples at Thatbyinnyu Temple. The temple towers over its nearby neighbours and is famed for its height and its white exterior. Built in the 12th century by King Alaungsithu, the temple takes its name from the Omniscience of the Buddha. Explore the serene grounds and admire the temple's imposing presence. Inside, you’ll find a large seated Buddha on the second story, and from the terraces you can take in the magnificent views of the surrounding scenery. Take a seat and enjoy the surroundings while admiring the fortress-like architecture of the temple. To visit Thatbyinnyu Temple and other attractions in Bagan, use our Bagan itinerary builder.
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  • Tallest temple in Bagan in white color, aged, only have 1 corridor, can not climb. Since you only have 1 corridor, not much to see and to do here after you completely walk around the corridor. But clo...  more »
  • Thatbyinnyu in my knowledge is the biggest temple in Bagan and architecture wise little different from others. I would say it's a blend of what Dhammayangyi and Ananda pagoda looks like but Thatbyinny...  more »
  • We were unable to enter the temple itself but it is impressive, very big, architecturally interesting and the surrounding buildings also add interest. So it is worth exploring the area around this ver...  more »