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Bagan and Its Attraction

baganBagan 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:

Ananda Temple

built by King Kyansittha (1084-1113 AD), is the finest and best preserved among all Bagan temples.

Thatbyinnyu Temples

It lies in the centre Bagan and is the tallest building in Bagan.

Shwegugyi

Built by king Alaungsithu in 1131 AD. According to the Temple’s history, it took just seven months to erect.

Damayangyi Temple

It is said to be Bagan’s most massive temple.

Shwesandaw Pagoda

One of only three religious structures King Anawrahta built in Bagan. It was constructed in 1057.

Htilominlo Temple

The last Myanmar-style temple built in Bagan.

Mingalazedi Pagoda

It is the last mark of architecture of temple builders (Bagan era).

Shwezigon Pagoda

Built in the early Bagan period on an open plain. Nat (spirit) images can be found within its precincts.

Gawdawpalin Temple

(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.

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