Gawdawpalin Temple, Bagan

4.1
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Nine centuries old, Gawdawpalin Temple represents a historic monument worth visiting, whether you're a history-lover or simply enjoy old architecture. The temple stands as the second tallest religious site in the region, boasting two floors and seven gloriously decorated terraces. Although it was damaged in an earthquake some 40 years ago, the renovation done since has restored the temple's authentic look and feel. Explore the temple and the pagoda, and see where believers go to pray, meditate, or practice traditional Buddhist rituals. Add Gawdawpalin Temple and other attractions to your Bagan trip itinerary using our Bagan trip builder website.
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  • One of the larger temples in the ancient city of Bagan. A must visit temple when you are visiting Bagan.  more »
  • Stopped by spontaneously - as you so often do with so many of the temples and pagodas that catch your eye - good to see.  more »
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  • The pagoda and the compound are very nice. Cleaned. Really PITY that the wall paintings are covered with lime paint. What a stupid idea. Really heart breaking.
  • Bagan is a must visit place in your life! I visited over 20 countries this one is the most impressive. The thousands of temples that are spread across the plains of Bagan (sometimes spelt Pagan) are the most impressive testament , you feel like in the movie!
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