Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan

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

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.

Thatbyinnyu Temple Information

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

How To reach Thatbyinnyu Temple by Public Transport

  • Hired taxis or cars.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Thatbyinnyu Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Bagan include Thatbyinnyu Temple in their plan

  • 28.74% of people start their Thatbyinnyu Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Thatbyinnyu Temple

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

81.11% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Thatbyinnyu Temple

People normally club together Shwesandaw Pagoda and Mahabodhi 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

Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan Reviews

  • The name Thatbyinnyutanyan (wisdom) is taken from Buddha's omniscience. The terraces of Thatbyinnyu Pagoda overlook the panoramic view of Bagan.

  • I think now cannot go up to the terrace. Almost like a ruin. Not much to see.

  • Highest Pagoda among the others with beautiful structure.

  • Highest temple in the bagan area. Worth a visit

  • Good place the big temple

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