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Worn, but still beautiful.

Unfortunately, we did not see any monks when we were there. On top of that, we saw a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ngoctrantran
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San Jose, California
via mobile
Interesting but nothing special

It was the destination of our horse and buggy ride and was interesting to see but not especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
donandkeo
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Vientiane, Laos
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“teak wood” (15 reviews)
“horse cart” (8 reviews)
“young monks” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we did not see any monks when we were there. On top of that, we saw a lot of tourists taking pictures. Sad, but that was not the temple's fault for being beautiful. In comparison to other temples, it was not as grand and...More

Thank ngoctrantran
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the destination of our horse and buggy ride and was interesting to see but not especially great. Perhaps there is a limit to the number of temples, monasteries and stupas one can take in over a few days!

Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The monastery was made from wood craving which was very impressed. However no details or brief description to read and understand more about the place. We went in as our first stop for the day.

Thank Jariyasethi
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Watching over 1200 monks of all ages line up for lunch is a strange situation but that is the main attraction here. None of them seem to take much notice of the photo flashing tourists.

1  Thank 228Kevin
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Entrance is included in the K10,000 ticket . It is a kit temple , made teak that gives a great impression of what Burmese style was pre the 19C, the temple is showing its age , very atmospheric , great to watch the bats in...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This monastery with its intrinsic exquisite carvings is a must see. The entire pagoda is made of teak wood and is a quiet place for a quick visit. No crowds and no entry fee.

Thank sharmilatandon
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This pagoda building made of wood that is already obsolete. Free entrance ticket to visit him. Quiet place, not too crowded like other pagoda

Thank WidhaKumalasari
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Rare survivor of Japanese bombing in WW2. Wooden temple. Ornate and beautiful. Free entry if you have paid to visit the place/fort - enter on same ticket.

Thank billturn
Reviewed 30 April 2017

In a country where most of the temples and pagodas and other religious sites of which there are thousands, a teak monastery in such good condition is wonderful and fascinating. It took a bit of getting to: bus to the river, a so-called ferry which...More

1  Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice stopover to see a different type of architecture. Definitely not the normal wood carving. But a little overrated.

Thank TheNotTakenName
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Response from Dejan P | Reviewed this property |
You can also just rent a scooter and get there without using boats and horse carrigies, which personally I found to be a rip-off and very uncomfortable. You have to find the way though but i gues if you get a map this should... More
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