Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Myanmar  /  Sagaing Region  /  Sagaing  /  Historic Sites  /  Soon U Ponya Shin Paya

Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, Sagaing

(4.3/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Soon U Ponya Shin Paya is located in Sagaing. Plan your visit to Soon U Ponya Shin Paya and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Sagaing holiday planner.
Create a full Sagaing itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Sagaing

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Sagaing by other users

1 day in Sagaing BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Mandalay & Sagaing BY A USER FROM MYANMAR April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Myanmar BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Monywa, Sagaing & Mandalay BY A USER FROM MYANMAR February, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Monywa, Sagaing & Mandalay BY A USER FROM MYANMAR February, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Mandalay & Sagaing BY A USER FROM MYANMAR February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mandalay & Sagaing BY A USER FROM MYANMAR February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Mandalay & Sagaing BY A USER FROM MYANMAR February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Myanmar BY A USER FROM THAILAND February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Sagaing BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Sagaing BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Our tour group was taken up the Sagaing Hill on trucks, to get to the U Ponya Shin Pagoda. An adventure in itself! Good views from the top to the Irrawaddy River and beyond. Lots of photos to be had o...  more »
  • I don't know what to say about the pagoda itself, but from the terrace there is a beautiful view on the Sagaing Hill. To see.
    View original
  • The Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda is located on the top of the Sagaing Hill. It is one of the oldest temples on Sagaing Hill. All the pagodas in area, it receives the first of alms offering made. It was b...  more »
Google
  • One of most famous Saging.. This place is famous for scenery and folklore said no one able to donate early rice donations. Some said it has always been donated by spirits and angles.
  • Quiet and peaceful place with a grate view of Ayayarwady River from the pagoda.
  • It’s one of the oldest of the many pagodas in Sagaing. Sitting high on top of Nga-pha Hill, one of dozens of hilltops in the Sagaing Hills, it was built in 1312 by Minister Pon Nya, after whom it’s named. We can’t miss the giant statue of Gautama Buddha that dominates one end, tower higher than the walls around him. He looks unusually cheery. The hill on which the pagoda sits is shaped a little like a frog. Which is how it got its name. And it also explains the large frog-shaped donation box we saw inside.
  • peaceful place with nice view
  • Fantastic views of surrounding areas