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Visit it on sunset

A must see , during the sunset , it will give you the best pictures. There is also a very cult... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yiannis Y
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Rhodes, Dhodhekanisos, Greece
Simple, but beautiful views of the river.

Quick stop, but it has amazing views of the river! Great area for people watching in general. The... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Kate D
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Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see , during the sunset , it will give you the best pictures. There is also a very cult Buddha temple ( no shoes of course )

Thank Yiannis Y
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Quick stop, but it has amazing views of the river! Great area for people watching in general. The original pagoda was destroyed in an earthquake.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

From the photographs that I had seen I was honestly expecting something a bit more attractive. The day was a bit damp so maybe that made it all seem a bit more dismal. We were actually trying to find a river view for sunset -...More

Thank gibraltarr
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The flow of the river, even during the monsoon, makes this a peaceful and beautiful Pagoda to visit. It stands isolated above the swirling waters and gives one the feeling of space and freedom standing on its white marble. Sadly this is a reconstruction of...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was one of my more enjoyable places visited in Bagan featuring a lovely golden pagoda in a lovely marbled outside floor overlooking the Irrawaddy River. It was not very crowded as well and the weather was superb. Also, there is some incredibly tasty and...More

Thank jazsacher
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very small temple but in a beautiful location next to the river offering lovely views. You can also take boat trips from this location

Thank NWL72
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Among the many pagodas and stupas in Old Bagan, Buphaya Paya is extraordinarily unique from the rest. Firstly, it is located right near the beach overlooking the Ayeyarwaddy River. Secondly, the shimmering gilded dome shaped stupa positions right at the focal point of the temple...More

Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Buphaya Paya is very crowded and nothing special at all. For us even the view of the Ayerawaddy river was average – low water level, lots of garbage. Go somewhere else instead.

Thank Grzegorz B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Temple has good river view . Try to visit it ASAP as more and more garbidge is thrown to riverside mainly by locals .

Thank Andre P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Not much in the way of interest here apart from a massive Golden Ball, that they dug up years ago and you can read the story here. Thats about it, to be honest. As they say, moving on, nothing to see here......

Thank Scottieboyuk
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