BAGAN MYANMAR

Dominated by Buddha temples, sacred pagodas and peaceful monastery, Bagan glory dated back to the period of 11th to 13th century , has mirrored well in its archaeological treasure today. There are so many things to enjoy in this holy land include tempted panorama and incredible sunrises, sunsets cruise on mighty Ayeyarwaddy River

BAGAN

Outstanding Bagan, once defined the centre of powerful Burma empire is still remarkable as one of the riches archaeological sites in the world. Visitors are, no surprise, amazed by its vast sacred plain which is dotted with more than 2200 temples, pagodas and monasteries dating from the 11th to the 13th century.

Dominated by Buddha temples, sacred pagodas and peaceful monastery, Bagan glory dated back to the period of 11th to 13th century , has mirrored well in its archaeological treasure today. There are so many things to enjoy in this holy land include tempted panorama and incredible sunrises, sunsets on mighty Ayeyarwaddy River

YANGON ATTRACTIONS:

 

shwe-zi-gone

Shwezigon Pagoda

This is a prototype of Burmese stupas, and consists of a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa surrounded by smaller temples and shrines. Construction of the Shwezigon Pagoda began during the reign of King Anawrahta and was completed in 1102 AD, during the reign of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty. The pagoda is believed to enshrine a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha.

Htilomino

Htilomino Temple

 A  Buddhist temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), in Burma/Myanmar, built during the reign of King Htilominlo (also known as Nandaungmya) in 1211. The temple is three stories tall, with a height of 46 metres (150 feet), and built with red brick. It is also known for its elaborate plaster moldings

Dhammayangyi

Dhammayangyi temple
The most massive structure in Bagan which has a similar architectural plan to Ananda Temple. It was built by King Narathu (1167-70), who was also known as Kalagya Min, the ‘king killed by Indians’. The temple is located about a kilometer to the southeast of the city walls directing Minnanthu.

Gawdawpalin

Gawdawpalin Temple
The Gawdawpalin Temple was built by King Narapatisithu after building the Sulamani Temple. But the king did not complete the construction. It was completed by his son Htilominlo. It is located about 3 miles south of the Bu Pagoda on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. It is about 180 feet high and the structure is common like the Sulamani temple.

sulamani

Sulami Temple

Built in 1181 by Narapatisithu (1174-1211), Sulami temple Combines the horizontal planes of the early period with the vertical lines of the middle, the temple features two storeys standing on broad terraces assembled to create a pyramid effect. The brickwork throughout is considered some of the best in Bagan. Some part of the temple was damaged during 1975 by the earthquake.

ananda-temple

Ananda Temple

Ananda temple is considered to be one of the most surviving masterpiece of the Mon architecture. Also known as the finest, largest, best preserved and most revered of the Bagan temples. During the 1975 earthquake, Ananda suffered considerable damage but has been totally restored.

mt.popaMountain Popa 

Mount Popa is also known as an extinct volcano and the adobe of the 37 spirits. The Mount Popa is a distinctive mountain in this region. It is an old volcano forming the northern offshoot of the Bago Yoma mountain range, occupying the lower central region. The mountain is 4900 feet high above the sea-level. From the Ayeyarwaddy River, it is about 65 kilometers away.

 

 

line

package-iconBAGAN TOURS:

1. Bagan full day sightseeing
from $ 40/ person – group of 2
2. Bagan – Mt. Popa 1 day
from $ 70/ person – group of 2  
3.Bagan – Mandalay River Cruise 3 days
from $750/ person – group of 2
4. Balloon Over Bagan
from $300/ person – group of 1

hotel-icon BEST HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS:

1. Aureum Palace Resort 5*
Rate: from $ 100 ++ 
2. Thiriytsaya Sakura Resort 4*
Rate: from $ 90 ++
3. Tharabar Gate Resort 4*
Rate: from $ 85 ++ 
4. Bagan Resort 4*
Rate: from $ 80 ++
5. Myanmar Treasure 4*
Rate: from $ 75 ++
6. Thazin Garden 3*
Rate: from $ 40 ++  

TOP BAGAN RESTAURANTSrestaurant-icon

– Aye Yeik Thayar Restaurant 
Cruise: Burmese
-Kinnaree Thai & Restaurant
Cuisine:  Thai
-Eden B.B.B Restaurant 
Cuisine:  Asian

sightseeing-icon TOP BAGAN ATTRACTIONS: 

– Shwe Sandaw
– Ananda pagoda
– Shwezigon pagoda
-Dhammayangyi temple
–  Htilomino temple
– Mt. Popa
– Manuha village & temple 

OTHER CITY GUIDES:
YANGON
BAGAN
INLE LAKE
NGAPALI BEACH