Aye Yar River View Hotel

Address: near Bu Pagoda, between Bagan Royal Palace & Ayeyarwaddy River, Bagan, Myanmar | Hotel
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This hotel, located on near Bu Pagoda, between Bagan Royal Palace & Ayeyarwaddy River, Bagan, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAye Yar River View Hotel Bagan

    Reviewed by tanglt

    Not a convenient place to stay

    Reviewed Feb 22, 2015
    by (31 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    The hotel is just outside the walls of the old imperial city of Bagan, which means that it is nowhere. The hotel is pleasant enough but older and rather dated. Good sized room but no sound insulation at all. You can hear a conversation in the corridor. There are far better choices in town.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Aye Yar River View Hotel Bagan

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Bagan

    Land of a thousand temples

    A travel blog entry by tanglt on Feb 22, 2015

    40 photos

    Getting up at 4:00 am reminded me of being on call, I think retirement is definitely superior. Checking in for a domestic flight was an unique experience, although we are on a group tour, at no time did anyone want any identification! We could be anybody.

    Asian Wings, a local airline, apparently has only two rather ancient Embraer …

    Mr Zho and the 4000 stupas

    A travel blog entry by romsey_wanderer on May 12, 2015

    ... mad dogs and Englishmen, but the dogs were in the shade, asleep). We left for Ananda temple (dedicated to Buddha's scribe and brother) with two giant wooden Buddhas with the early Indian influence (ear lobes not touching the shoulders, open robes with visible knees and with a Nepalese facial shape. We were amazed that the two original 10 metre high Buddhas were at least androgynous if not plain feminine in their appearance. We were met outside the pagoda by a local villager ...


    A travel blog entry by kit-tess on Apr 11, 2015

    22 photos

    ... duke and
    courtier needed to show off his wealth through building so up they went one
    after the other, the stupa, pagoda and shrines, the bigger ones as big and vain
    glorious as the self-image of the owner.

    Legend has it (and legend plays a big role here) that the largest structure
    was built on the orders of a cruel perfectionist. The bricks were to be aligned
    so perfectly mortar was not needed. If a worker failed in this his arms would ...

    Horse cart ride through the Bagan temples & Sunset

    A travel blog entry by carolmartin on Mar 08, 2015

    27 photos

    ... I digress.

    Though uncomfortable, this was an unforgettable experience because it gave us the chance to get up very close to a whole bunch of these pagodas - small ones, middle-sized ones, ones that were falling down. Just winding in and about and through them in the dust and the afternoon heat - it was an amazing jaunt. I dislike the continual use of the word 'amazing', but it truly was.

    We slowed before ...

    Bagan, one of the finest sights in the world!

    A travel blog entry by ulka on Feb 21, 2015

    110 photos

    ... only go around (clockwise according to the Buddhist tradition, counterclockwise according to the Bon tradition) then this will be a stupa.

    Visiting temples in Bagan takes time and energy as they are scattered in quite big area so consider renting a bike or e-bike (much better!) and take your time soaking up the amazing atmosphere. Many tourists take 2 days here but 3 or 4 days may be recommended. Having a guide might be a nice option or good ...