Buphaya Paya, Bagan

  • Address: Old Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids
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About Buphaya Paya, Bagan

On the banks of Ayeyarwady river, lies a notable Pagoda with the name of Buphaya Paya. Built by the third king of Pagan, the dome of the pagoda is bulbous shaped. While the original pagoda was destroyed completely in the 1975 earthquake, still it was rebuilt again with the use of modern techniques. Hence, this one is an addition to the list of remains of pagodas which are located across Bagan. Overall, a great place for every history lover!

Buphaya Paya Information

  • Remove your footwear before visiting the temple.
  • Respect the local culture and customs.

How To reach Buphaya Paya by Public Transport

  • Hired taxis or cars.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Buphaya Paya

  • 95% of people who visit Bagan include Buphaya Paya in their plan

  • 20.56% of people start their Buphaya Paya visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Buphaya Paya

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

87.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Buphaya Paya

People normally club together Bagan Archaeological Museum and Gawdawpalin Temple while planning their visit to Buphaya Paya.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Buphaya Paya, Bagan Reviews

  • A nice place to see sunset and good traditional foods.

  • Bupaya pagoda is an attractive monument because of its age and its location on the banks of the Irrawaddy river. Nice view!

  • Nice place to watch sunset. It's crowded though. It might be peaceful during morning and day. Near the temple you can take a boat on Irrawaddy River

  • Amazing historic pagoda. Not clean around pagoda.

  • The most iconic of bagan.

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