Botataung PagodaCurrently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
- Address: Strand Rd, Yangon MMR013017, Myanmar (Burma)
- Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: +95-9971625813
- Ticket Price: 3649 MMK
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Botataung Pagoda - Review
Situated in the downtown beside the Yangon River, the Botataung Pagoda is a beautiful pagoda that inspires awe and reverence. This pagoda was interestingly named after the thousand military leaders who escorted the relics of the Buddha brought from India over two thousand years ago. This pagoda is different in the sense that it hollow from inside and you can actually walk through it. There is also a mirrored maze inside embellished with glass show cases that hold ancient relics as well as artefacts. Its spire is of 40 metres height lending a beautiful sight to this pagoda.
Botataung Pagoda Information
- Follow the rituals while entering the temple.
How To reach Botataung Pagoda by Public Transport
- By Bus station: Botahtaung
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Things to Know Before Visiting Botataung Pagoda
91.81% of people who visit Yangon include Botataung Pagoda in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
46.32% of people start their Botataung Pagoda visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Botataung Pagoda
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Botataung Pagoda
Botataung Pagoda Trips
Botataung Pagoda, Yangon Reviews
I really love this place especially the riverside of view. At the night time very superb. Many street food and nice to be around there. To cross over Dala you could easily get boats in here too. And there is very good restaurants & Bar. I really enjoyed.
Botahtaung pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Yangon and its well known by many Thai people. Because it's very historical and it was also built as same as shwedagon pagoda. The pagoda is hollow and it consists the hair of great Buddha Gautama. It is also located in the downtown area of Yangon and so it is very easy for tourists to visit. The view of the Yangon River and the pagoda give you the pleasant feeling.
Now in September 2018, the temple is under renovation also the Pagoda. Even the maintenance works is in progress, it is amazing that the scaffold is made from all bamboos. I heard that the bamboo scaffolding is done to Shwedagon as well which is once in five years. Botataung is very famous among Thai people. No shorts or pants are allowed but you can borrow ‘Sarong’ at the tourist office. Like other temples no shoes and socks allowed to wear.
Actually, this pagoda is re-build and original ancient pagoda is damaged by boom when word war II. Historic ancient pagoda and it is build same year as Great Shwe Dagon Pagoda. New river side with quiet place is good for meditation. Also have most famous Buddha Image which is come back from Great Britain.
Serene and calm, and yet full of people. As it happens, one of the oldest historical places. Foreigners have to pay 6T MMK, though