Sule Pagoda

The 2500 years old Sule Pagoda is considered one of the holiest temples in Burma, located on Sule Pagoda Street, Yangon city, after the junction of Sule Pagoda and Mahabandoola.

Sule Pagoda has octagonal architecture inside out and there are 8 Buddha statues for 7 days a week (Wednesday - Buddha's day has 2 statues) in the pagoda, especially the interior details are decorated  and carved by unique sophisticated cultural motifs. The temple grounds have 10 large bells and large footprints made of marble and decorated with gold that represent the footprints of Buddha visiting the temple.

Located in the city center, visitors can easily travel by car or taxi to visit Sule Pagoda. If your hotel is in the center of Yangon, you can even walk here.


You can combine tour Sule Pagoda with some famous places in Yangon city center such as Botataung Pagoda 2 km from Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Aung San Museum - 1 km from Sule, City Hall - 50m, Kandawgyi Lake - 3km away, Yangon Central Station - 3km fom Sale...

The best time to visit Sule Pagoda is from October to February next year when the weather is less hot or less rainy. Visitors should come to the temple in the early morning or late afternoon because this is a cool time and less crowded, so it more comfortable for sightseeing.

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