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Thanboddhay Paya, Monywa

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See around 500,000 carved Buddha figures of different sizes at Thanboddhay Paya. Two white statues of elephants guard the entrance, which leads you to a colorful pagoda dating back to the 14th century. In addition to numerous Buddha images, you can see massive statues along the aisles. Admire the 40 m (131 ft) high golden stupa in the center, and the prayer hall next to it. All the buildings the central stupa are topped with the smaller golden stupas, and you can get a great view over the scene by climbing the watchtower. Around the temple, feed the fish in the pond and see turtles swimming through the water. Plan your Thanboddhay Paya visit and explore what else you can see and do in Monywa using our Monywa trip itinerary maker.
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  • The exterior of this temple is as beautiful as the interior. Lots of hidden little gems round the outside you need to explore. 
  • To do on the road to Monywa: at the beginning it is baffled by both kitsch, then you fall under the spell of this temple and the Burmese fervor
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  • Her paid without context, Thanboddhay is one of my favorites. This temple of the 20th century includes hundreds of thousands of Buddhas that sit inside and outside the monuments, on walls and columns. Incredible. This reddish side of the walls gives it incredible beauty highlighted with gilding. Next is a turret that, if you have Vertigo, we can admire the panorama. Fabulous.
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  • ThanBoddhay pagoda.... one of the famous pagoda in myanmar...
  • Amazing and peaceful place.
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  • Exceptional pagoda to share its 500 000 Buddha.
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  • Worth a look and
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