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Kyauktan, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

By all means take a few nice shots of the island and some boats from the shore, but don't go over there, paying $5 each, in the special foreigner boat (its the same), because you will be very disappointed. Complete waste of time. Save your...More

Thank Papanya
Reviewed 25 May 2017

About 2hrs of travelling from Yangon by cab, you reach this pagoda which is on an island in the river. It looks pretty from the river end and that is the best photo op you have to capture it. From a tourist view point, it...More

Thank VarinderDelhi
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This place is good for day return trip from Yangon. It takes over one hour drive from Yangon. If you go in the morning time, you can get experiencing around local market. Then you can take a short boat ride to reach pagoda on the...More

Thank hoshibara
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Along with Kyaik Khauk Pagoda, Kyaik Hmaw Wun Ye Lai Pagoda is the major attraction of the Thanlyin, Kyauktan. Although there is bus transport (which in January 2017 was standardised to set routes by the local government), for foreigners transport with a driver or reliable...More

Thank poppetann
Reviewed 15 January 2017

In a land filled with beautiful large and small pagodas, this one will create a lasting memory. The pagoda is nice enough, but the boat ride over and back, mostly with local people, makes the visit unique. There is so much to see in Yangon,...More

Thank toolworker
Reviewed 10 January 2017

When you travel to Yangon and if you have enough time,you shouldn't miss that one. It is a temple situated in the river. You have to take a boat to arrive there,but the boat trip only for 5 minutes. It is also peaceful and surrounding...More

Thank YaminOhnmar
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Great place, I do love the atmosphere of taking a boat to small island where the pagoda is, in the middle of the river! Local people making merit, pay respect to the Buddha, wearing traditional clothes, with thanaka on their faces, look stunning!

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It is said that the temple is floating in the middle of the river, but it actually sits in a small island that is located in the middle of the river that it seems like it's floating. One has to take a boat from the...More

Thank kormensandiego
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This pagoda is located at Kyauk Tan Township and a bit far from Yangon. If you want to visit there you need to take a small boat to get there, most of the small boat are rowing without life jacket. I think that you'll get...More

1  Thank Arrietty_lone
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a busy few hours with my friend Smith while Holidaying in Yangon for 2 weeks from the 22/06/16, again my close friend Smith suggested we visit KYIAK HMAW WON YELE PAGODA around KYAUKTAN arriving on Thursday 30/06/16. Impressive & beautiful scenic outlook across...More

Thank Stephen N
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