- Address: Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan, Myanmar
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Thatbyinnyu Temple - Review
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
12 PM - 1 PM
24.07% of people start their Thatbyinnyu Temple visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Thatbyinnyu Temple
81.73% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Thatbyinnyu Temple
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Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan Reviews
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.
11th Century Nathlaung Kyaung Hindu Temple in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) 😍 Dedicated to Sree Hari Vishnu 🙏 Nathlaung Kyaung Temple is to the west of the Thatbyinnyu Temple, and it is the only remaining Hindu temple in Bagan. Nat-Hlaung Kyaung temple is one of the oldest temples in Bagan, and was built in the 11th century, during the reign of King Anawratha. Some historians believe the temple was built in the 10th century, during the reign of King Nyaung-u Sawrahan (also known as Taungthugyi). The temple was originally built for Hindu Burmese Indians of the 11th century, including merchants and Brahmins in the service of the king. Many structures of the original temple have disappeared, although the main hall remains. Originally, the temple contained statues of the 10 Avatars of Vishnu, including Gautama Buddha; however, today, only seven remain. The brick temple was isolated and unrepaired for many years, damaged by earthquakes.
It's quite massive but has not much to offer inside. The usual Buddha sculptures and some remains of wall paintings.
The highest pagoda in Bagan
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