Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan

4.3
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Explore one of Bagan’s most famous temples at Thatbyinnyu Temple. The temple towers over its nearby neighbours and is famed for its height and its white exterior. Built in the 12th century by King Alaungsithu, the temple takes its name from the Omniscience of the Buddha. Explore the serene grounds and admire the temple's imposing presence. Inside, you’ll find a large seated Buddha on the second story, and from the terraces you can take in the magnificent views of the surrounding scenery. Take a seat and enjoy the surroundings while admiring the fortress-like architecture of the temple. To visit Thatbyinnyu Temple and other attractions in Bagan, use our Bagan trip planner.
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  • This is my favourite. We visited it post sunset. It is surrounded by a lot of trees. The view was simply amazing. Touched the heart.  more »
  • One of the tallest temples to see when you're in the Old Bagan city. You'll like the Buddha paintings and statues.  more »
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  • It is not far from the famous Ananda temple. This structure of imposing majesty towers over other temples in the vicinity. With elaborately decorated stupas on all corners of this double storeyed temple, it has been built to signify the omniscience of Lord Buddha. The elevation literally inspires one to rise above the mundane and attain divinity.
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