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In Southeast Asia Bagan towering old sacred towns. Bagan's remains occupy an area of 42 square kilometres and include over 2000 antique palagodas and churches. This charming town is situated in the countrys Tropic area, on the banks of the Irrawaddy River, some 193 kilometres south-east of Mandalay.
The Bagan exhibits Myanmar's architectonic heritage from the eleventh to the middle of the forties. Bagan is the more unusual of the two towns for many people because of the views. Only from the top of the highest temple is it not possible to see others in the distant future, and the remains of the more than one hundred Angkor temple stands alone and in isolation in a dense jungle.
The Bagan remains, which stretch across a huge dust plains, are not hidden. The Bagan region goes back almost to the beginning of the Christian era. Anawrahta could have been the first king Bagan began with. In 1044 he succeeded to the Bagan empire. When Shin Arahan arrived in Bagan, he became a Theravada Buddhist.
Equestrian carriages are a favourite means of transport in Bagan. Ayeyarwaddy's view is also an interesting way to discover Bagan. There are daily express services from Yangon and other large towns. Yangon nocturnal busses depart in the afternoons, arriving early in the mornings. You can rent a vehicle from a company or tourist office.
Overnight services run from Yangon every night, leaving around 16:00 and arrival in Bagan around 9:00 the next morning. Mandalay-Bagan has a regular rail connection with two sailings per DA. It will take about seven and a half hour. AIRS There are dayly services from Nyaung U Airport, Bagan to Nyaung U Airport from there.
This is the quickest way to get to know Bagan. New Bagan is about 15-20 min. by road from the international airports. From Mandalay to Bagan on the Ayeyarwaddy there is a 9 hour day-board. The Bagan lacquerware is the popular thing to buy. Bagan has many restaurants that serve the local cuisine.