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I have visited many Pagodas in Myanmar. I have seen thousands of lovely Buddha images across... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aativass
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Awesome arts on the bank of Irrawaddy River

fresh & nice view from the boat along the river site . very exciting experience with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
KgMyattM
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many Pagodas in Myanmar. I have seen thousands of lovely Buddha images across Myanmar. But Akauk Taung was a unique experience. Reached village Htonbo (one and half hour drive from Pyay) at 8.00 in the morning. The village welcomes us with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank aativass
Reviewed 1 August 2018

fresh & nice view from the boat along the river site . very exciting experience with beautiful landscaping

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KgMyattM
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Really worth to visit to Akauk Taung even it takes over one and half hour drive from Pyay to Htone Bo Sub-town where Tha Khin Mya ( One of famous 9 Myanmar Independent Martyrs who died together with General Aung San at July 19 ,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank KoPyaeMandalay
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Sailed past the Akauk Mountain carvings and was amazed . The best way to see the hundreds of figures is from the river.Highly recommend

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AP194R
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Went to Akauk Taung Pagodas with the boat. Boats can see the side of the mountain pagodas. The upstair trip to Pagoda is so unique and afraid. I ate the donated vegetarian lunch from the monastery at the top of Akauk Taung.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LinnHtetWin
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

@Pyay,HtonboVillage From Pyay to Htonbo village where Buddha’s statues situated , is 1hour and 15 minutes drive, till to jetty. Then rent ferry boat to Akauttaung. It costs 15 000 MMK for up and down. After 15 boat trip, on the cliff , altogether 375...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Nilar W
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

There are more than 300 Buddha images than are best seen by boat. We were on a large boat, so could not get too close; however they were still remarkable.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you visit there, you should take a boat to see old Buddha images along the Ayeyarwaddy River. You can get two kinds of experiences, boat ride along river and hiking experience to get the top of mountain.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank hoshibara
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There is carvings of buddhas everywhere all over the little hillside. As it is large and all along the river, the best vantage point is from a boat riding up or down river.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank vamsally
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Arrived and had breakfast at the market before the boat trip down. Few friendly kids to look after us. Visited during new year so busy with visitors who appreciated novelty of some sweaty Anglo tourists. Lunch at the monastery drinks and ice snacks on way...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Michael T
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Response from KgMyattM | Reviewed this property |
you can go as day return trip or stay at pyay & go there . if u stay at pyay i highly recommd hotel ksetra ( pyay ) .
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