Thatbyinnyu Temple

  • Address: Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan, Myanmar
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Built in mid-12th century by King Alaung Sithu, the Thatbyinnyu Temple is an incredible place to go back in the past and relive the historic times. This is also the highest temple in Bagan but you’re not allowed to climb to the top. Also, this is the busiest of all temples and during the sunset, the tourists visit this incredible place in huge numbers. Moreover, it is one of the few temples in Bagan which are in a good condition and have passed the test of time.

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

  • Hired taxis or cars.

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  • Thatbyinnyu Temple Address: Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan, Myanmar
  • Thatbyinnyu Temple Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Thatbyinnyu Temple: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 76.53% of people who visit Bagan include Thatbyinnyu Temple in their plan

  • 35.71% of people start their Thatbyinnyu Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Thatbyinnyu Temple

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

61.54% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Thatbyinnyu Temple

People normally club together Mahabodhi Paya and Buphaya Paya while planning their visit to Thatbyinnyu Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Highest Pagoda among the others with beautiful structure. Height of just over 60 meters, the Thatbyinnyu Pagoda is one of the highest monuments of Bagan. The majestic pagoda, towering above other nearby temples and pagodas is visible from much of the Bagan plains. After the single story pagodas built during the early period like the Shwezigon pagoda, the Thatbyinnyu is one of the first two storey structures built in Bagan. Due to the big earthquack in September 08 last year, this pagoda is rather damage and try to repair/ construction with modern engineering technique.

  • The highest temple in Bagan. It was used as a shelter by locals during world wars.

  • No doubt by now you've read that this is the tallest pagoda in Bagan, which isn't saying too much since none of them are super tall by today's standards - but when you remember the time period it was constructed, it does make you appreciate it more.

  • All thing so nice!

  • Going Bagan was like walking into dreamscape and a photographers’ dream.

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