The ancient city of Bagan

Dhammayangyi Temple, Ancient Bagan

Founded in 849 on the dusty banks of the Ayeyarwaddy River, Bagan sprawls across central Myanmar. Bagan is known as one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Asia.

It consists of an impressive number of pagodas, stupas and temples. Bagan is memorable for its tranquillity and mystical significance lying close to Mt. Popa, an important place for Nat worshiping.

 

 

 

Things to do in Ancient Bagan


Htilominlo Temple, Ancient Bagan

Htilominlo Temple, Ancient Bagan

Htilominlo Temple is located 1.5 km from Bagan old town. This is one of the greater temples of Bagan, built around 1211 by King Nadaungmya (A.D 1211-1230) to commemorate the…

Gawdaw Palin Temple, Ancient Bagan

Gawdaw Palin Temple, Ancient Bagan

Gawdawpalin Temple in Bagan is a Buddhist temple begun in the 12th century during the reign of King Narapatisithu (1174-1211), and completed during the reign of Htilominlo (1121-1234). This temple…

Dhammayangyi Temple, Ancient Bagan

Dhammayangyi Temple, Ancient Bagan

Dhammayangyi Pagoda is located 500 meters southeast of Shwesandaw. Built 3 years circa 1167 A.D by King Narathu, also known as the king killed by Indians, Dhammayangyi is famous for…

Bagan Archaeological Museum

Bagan Archaeological Museum

The Bagan Archaeological Museum is situated on the south of Gawdaw Palin Pagoda, in the Old Bagan region. Opened for public in 1904, the museum had collected sufficient amount of…

Ananda Temple, Ancient Bagan

The Ananda Temple is one of the 11 biggest temple structures in Burma (Myanmar), located just outside of the old city wall. Built in the years of 1091-1105, The Ananda…