Bagan is the most amazing sight in Myanmar as well as the most remarkable religious city in the world. A visit to Myanmar cannot be termed complete without a visit to Bagan. Over 2000 Buddhist shrines, temples and pagodas of the 11th – 13th century cover the whole Bagan plain of 42 sq km. The most attractive monuments in Bagan are:
built by King Kyansittha (1084-1113 AD), is the finest and best preserved among all Bagan temples.
It lies in the centre Bagan and is the tallest building in Bagan.
Built by king Alaungsithu in 1131 AD. According to the Temple’s history, it took just seven months to erect.
It is said to be Bagan’s most massive temple.
One of only three religious structures King Anawrahta built in Bagan. It was constructed in 1057.
The last Myanmar-style temple built in Bagan.
It is the last mark of architecture of temple builders (Bagan era).
Built in the early Bagan period on an open plain. Nat (spirit) images can be found within its precincts.
(Temple of the worshiping throne) was built during the reign of King Narapatisithu (1174-1211 AD).
The other interesting sights in Bagan are Archaeological Museum, Nann Myint viewing Tower, Tharabba Gate way and Lacquer ware workshop.