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12 Attractions to Explore Near Mount Victoria

Mount Victoria
Mount VictoriaMount Victoria, Myanmar (Burma)

Mount Victoria is the tallest peak in mountainous Chin State and the third highest in Myanmar. is set in the stunning and little-visited Nat Ma Taung National Park, home to a variety of rare and beautiful flora and fauna and ethnic tribes known for their tattoo-faced womenfolk. The national park's biodiversity has led to it being awarded ASEAN Heritage Park status and of Outstanding Universal Value by UNESCO. There are so many great viewpoints and we can enjoy the beauty of Myanmar from here.

Nearby Attractions

Tant Kyi Taung Pagoda(၁)
Tant Kyi Taung Pagoda(၁)92.14 KMs away from Mount Victoria

This is a prominent Buddhist pagoda located close to historic Bagan City which was created by King Anawrahta in 1059 AD. It is believed to have up 4 tooth relics of Gautama Buddha. It has an image of Buddha, a statue of Ananda, and a forest guardian as main attractions, and also there are so many things to see in and around this pagoda.

Yokesone Monastery
Yokesone Monastery98.07 KMs away from Mount Victoria

A beautiful historic Buddhist monastery which was located in the heart of the Magway region. This monastery was famous for its architectural intelligence and also historical importance. It was constructed with 153 teak posts, each more than 3 feet in diameter, which hold the building up about 10 feet above the ground. Nowadays a lot of tourists visit this place.

Lawkananda Pagoda
Lawkananda Pagoda98.94 KMs away from Mount Victoria

Lawkananda Pagoda was built by King Anawrahta during his reign in 1059. The pagoda has enshrined the Buddha’s tooth relic in Bagan. It was erected on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Lawkananda would be the first to see with its distinctive elongated cylindrical dome. It is still used as an everyday place of worship and is thought to house an important Buddha-tooth replica.

Gawdawpalin
Gawdawpalin99.11 KMs away from Mount Victoria

The Gawdawpalin Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. Construction of the pagoda began in 1203 during the reign of Sithu I and completed on 26 March 1227 during the reign of Htilominlo. At 55 m, Gawdawpalin Temple is the second tallest temple in Bagan. Similar in layout to the Thatbyinnyu Temple, the temple is two storeys tall, and contains three lower terraces and four upper terraces. The temple was heavily damaged during the 1975 earthquake and was reconstructed in the followi

Mingalar Zedi Pagoda
Mingalar Zedi Pagoda99.32 KMs away from Mount Victoria

The Pagoda was built in 1277 by King Narathihapati. It was the very last of the large late period monuments to be built before the kingdom's decline, thus representing the final flowering of Bagan's architectural skills. Being the westernmost monument at Bagan, it's a particularly good spot for a panoramic afternoon view of all the monuments lying to the east.

Apalyadana Temple
Apalyadana Temple99.43 KMs away from Mount Victoria

A 12th-century Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Bagan. The temple complex has a large central temple, which has a rectangular plan. The main idol of the temple is a brick image of Gautama Buddha. It is now one of the key attraction in this area and daily a lot of peoples visits to this place.

Maha Bodhi Phaya
Maha Bodhi Phaya99.51 KMs away from Mount Victoria

Amongst over 2000 surviving monuments in Bagan, this Pagoda is the one which is closely identical with the Maha Bodhi Pagoda at Bodhgaya in India. It was built by King Zeya Thein Kha in A. D. 1215. Just like at Bodhgaya, there are seven sacred places in the environ of this Pagoda. With the exception of slight differ¬ences in position, the seven sacred places are similar to those at Bodhgaya.

Manuha Temple
Manuha Temple99.55 KMs away from Mount Victoria

A Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Myanmar and is also a famous place here. It is a rectangular building of two storeys. The building contains three images of seated Buddhas and an image of Buddha entering Nirvana. Manuha Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bagan.

Nat Hlaung Kyaung
Nat Hlaung Kyaung99.66 KMs away from Mount Victoria

The Nathlaung Kyaung Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu. It is one of the oldest temples in Bagan and was built in the 11th century, during the reign of King Anawratha. The temple is set on a square template with steep-rising upper terraces. It may have been built by Indian artisans brought into Bagan, during the 10th century AD, to work on it and other temples. It is one of the famous spots in this area which is both architecturally and historically important.

Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar
Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar99.68 KMs away from Mount Victoria

The temple contains a large array of well-preserved frescoes on its interior walls, the oldest original paintings to be found in Bagan, which was built in 1113 AD by Prince Yazakumar. It is one of the pure examples for the Myanmar architecture and is also famous among the tourists by its historical importance.

Shwegu Gyi Phaya
Shwegu Gyi Phaya99.72 KMs away from Mount Victoria

The Shwegugyi temple and the nearby ruins of the former royal palace form an interesting juxtaposition of Bagan sites. According to a contemporary Pali inscription on stone slabs in the building the temple was built in 7 1/2 months in 1131 AD under orders from King Sithu I. The temple is reflective of a slow change in architectural style to a lighter, airier and more decorated form with a stress on the vertical and reminds one of the transitions between the Romanesque and Gothic styles in Europe

Thatbyinnyu Phaya
Thatbyinnyu Phaya99.78 KMs away from Mount Victoria

Thatbyinnyu Phaya was one of King Sithu I's finest legacies to the Bagan region. Although there are no contemporary inscriptions that identify him as the builder, reliable chronicles from the 14th century affirm his role in its construction. It is Bagan's tallest temple at almost 200 ft and represents a transition from the Mon period to a new architectural style. It was one of the famous temples in this area.