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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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.
1. Bagan full day sightseeing
BEST HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS:
1. Aureum Palace Resort 5*
TOP BAGAN RESTAURANTS
– Aye Yeik Thayar Restaurant
TOP BAGAN ATTRACTIONS:
– Shwe Sandaw
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