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Address: Bagan, Myanmar
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+95 9 794 911949
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This extinct volcano contains the shrine of the Mahagiri Nat spirits.

This extinct volcano contains the shrine of the Mahagiri Nat spirits.

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Private Tour: Full Day Mount Popa and Villages from Old Bagan
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Bagan Day Tour to Popa Mountain and Salay
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An interesting tourist trap with monkeys and panoramic view

Much has been said about Popa,- both negative and positive. I found it was worth a visit. It is a long way up but it is not too bad and it is possible to take a rest several... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Western Norway, Norway
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Western Norway, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Much has been said about Popa,- both negative and positive. I found it was worth a visit. It is a long way up but it is not too bad and it is possible to take a rest several places on the way up. Lots to see on the way up,- souvenir shops and people + monkeys. The stair cleaners asking... More 

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Wiltshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mount pops is stunning! It's an easy climb up (bare foot) with monkeys scampering around, hawkers, food sellers, monks.....great life experience and a stunning view from the top. Look for Donald trumps donation sign!

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Wolfenbuettel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The first sight of Mount Popa on the drive to visit it is about as stunning as you get and the rest is a bit of an anticlimax. One cannot imagine how on earth it is possible to climb all the steps to the top. The climb up to the top requires some condition but there is a lot to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mt Popa is an easy drive from Bagan, along the way you see the countryside and if you take a guide you get a pre briefing on the history of the the temple that sits on top of Mt Popa. A guide is not mandatory, but to truely know this place and why it is important to the "Nat People",... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Set up high on an extinct volcano. Involves a climb of 777 steps. Lots of vendors and monkeys along the way. Couple of shrines and panoramic views awaits you at the top. Worth a visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a great day visiting Mount Popa. We first visited a palm oil and sugar factory on the way which was interesting and worth a call. We then headed to Mount Popa and climbed the steps to the top which was worth it. It must admit I was expecting a mountain climb but this is different with the monkey's,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You first see Mt Popa as you drive through the hills. Its perched on a huge rock with the bustling town beneath. There are 777 hair-raising steps to the top but well worth it. We went on a saturday with literally thousands of people from all over the country flocking to this religious site, everyone wants to visit once in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice hike to the top with monkeys and vendors along the way. Once you make it the views are great. Ironically, the views of Mt. Popa from a distance are much more impressive than the views from it!

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Leipheim, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

777 steps barefoot is for the youngsters and beware of the monkeys who cab be quite aggressive. It is a good way to meet the local visitors who also need to take a rest.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful spot with 777 steps to the top. 99% of the steps are covered with a roof so you are out of the sun. Views from the top are worth the climbe.

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