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Bagan Zone

 Bagan        ::         Mt. Popa         ::          Pakokku         ::           Salay



The capital of the first Myanmar Empire that flourished from the eleventh to the thirteenth centuries AD. Bagan is the richest archaeology site in Asia famous for its more than 3000 religious monuments spreading in 42 sq km. It enjoys world-wide renown for the ancient pagodas, temples and other religious buildings around it. The buildings-many of them in ruins constitute one of the architectural wonders of the world. Situated on the east bank Mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. Finest Lacquer-ware is famous product of Bagan. Walking between ruins and temples is unforgettable experience in lifetime. Enjoying the sunset or panoramic view from the top of the temples memorable and fantastic view. Over 3000 religious monuments, Shwezigon Stupa, Ananda, Thatbyinnyu, Dhamayangyi, Sulamuni, Gawdawpalin, Gubyaukgyi Temples are recommended to visit. When you visit Bagan, you can also study the frescoes, mural paintings and central Myanmar's geographical landscapes.


How to get there?

The motor Road distance between Yangon and Bagan is 430 miles. The motor Road distance between Yangon and Popa is 403 miles. From Yangon to Bagan, you can go by air, by railroad or by car. Good Transport system offers you to reach there easily

Where to stay ?

You can stay in modern hotels or typical Myanmar Style hotels in Bagan.

Where to eat?

You can eat Myanmar dishes or any other continental food in Bagan.

Shwezigon Stupa

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The first monument built in the Myanmar style, the prototype for later pagodas. It was established by King Anawrahta in 1059 and finished by his son King Kyansittha on 1087. The sample of Upper Myanmar Stupa, and can explore of Nat (Spirit) on the precinct of Stupa.

Ananda Temple

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Ananda Temple just beyond the Tharabar gate, founded in 1091 under King Kyanzittha. Famous of its masterpiece of early style temple architecture. There are 4 Standing Huge Buddha Images situated back to back against the central pillar. Ancient one, but very scientific architecture built for both light ventilation.


Dhamayangyi Temple

Built by King Narathu in 1167 AD, the most massive temple. Although the temple was not finished, the brickwork is finest.

Thatbyuinnyu Temple

The highest temple (200 feet) with white stucco building built by King Alaung Sithu in 1144 AD.

Mt. Popa 

Popa is a fascinating place which is off the beaten track in central Myanmar. It is an extinct volcano nearly 5,000 feet in height and covered with a recently grown forest. The name Popa is believed to have derived from a Pali word meaning flowers, so Mt. Popa means a mountain of flowers. The Mount Popa area has also been designated as a National Park, a perfect place for eco-tourism. It is an oasis of arid zone in central Myanmar.


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Situated on the west bank of Ayeyarwaddy River near Bagan, yet still untouched by tourism, Pakokku supports a colorful weaving industry and some of the biggest monasteries and well known Pagodas of Myanmar.


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It is a small town about 15 km south of Bagan, down the Ayeyarwaddy River. Salay is much more of a religious center than Bagan, with many more working monasteries than found in Bagan. It is famous for Phaya Thonezu, Three brick Shrine Nan Phaya, an antique lacquer-ware Buddhist images, Yoke Sone Kyaung and Wooden Monastery containing 100 years old sculpture which is famous for the Museum of the palm leaf horoscopes.


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