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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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  • Visited as part of a tour group. There seem to be so many different styles of temples, stupas and pagodas in Bagan. This is having some restoration work at the moment. The Buddha statues inside seem a...  more »
  • This monster of granite, the highest of Bagan, imposes a stature that seems unshakable. Its grayish color accentuates this effect and reinforces this impression of mineral power. A construction that contrasts with the color brick other temples. See without a doubt. Note, the equipped carriage is unnecessary, unless you like swallowing dust and collect potholes...
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  • Kuil ini tidak hanya sedap dipandang dari sisi luar karena arsitekturnya yang terlihat kokoh menjulang tetapi juga interiornya yang menarik dipenuhi mural-mural kuno. Sayangnya sudah banyak yang menge...  more »