Bagan points of interestSights of Bagan
Attractions of Bagan - Sights in Bagan
Travelers to Bagan do not have to be afraid not to go to any interesting places. City of Myanmar's first empire, Bagan is home to many archeological places. The area is full of churches, tombs and memorials, and tourists can go on a sacred and historic voyage from one church to another, as all the structures are beautiful and unique.
But Bagan has more to offer than just churches and sacred memorials. In Bagan is also the Myanmar Archeological Discovery Centre and the much-valued Mount Popa. It is one of the few preserved specimens of Mon architectural style; it was destroyed in an earthquake in 1975 but successfully renovated.
Ananda Temple is considered the best conserved and most venerated of the Bagan Temple. southeast of Tharabar Gate in Old Bagan. The Bagan facility was inaugurated in 1998. Visitors wishing to discover the story of Old Bagan can come to the site to see items used during the Bagan Age.
North of Bagan, in the Old Bagan area. This Bagan attraction's name already gives a great picture of the place: He became the successor to the Bagan and his third reign. Eastwards of Shinbinthalaung and Shwesandaw in the Old Bagan area.
Gawdawpalin is one of the largest shrine in Bagan and the most impressive because of the Buddha pictures on the groundfloor. King Narapatisithu started to build the two-storey church, but it was his own boy who made it. Its name means "the one who worshiped".
Just north of Meemalaung Kyaung in Old Bagan. The Htilominlo temples, like the Shwezigon Pagoda, are located in the Nyaung U and Wetkyi-In regions of Bagan. This 46-metre high, three-storey building was erected in 1218 under the rule of King Nantaungmya. Just south of Bagan Nyaung-U Main Road. Visiting Bagan would not be possible without a tour of Mount Popa.
Popa Mountain is one of the most beloved places of Myanmar for pilgrims and is an extinguished vulcano in which the monastery Popa Taungkalat is located. Formerly known as the "Mountain of Spirits", Popa is still recognised today as the residence of "Nats" or ghosts of old forefathers. Fifty kilometers from Bagan, Popa area, Kyaukpadaung municipality.
Constructed in 1311 by Alaungsithu, the building is an early example of a passage in architecture that led to airier, light weight outbuildings. It is also characterised by its delicate stuccoes and the flagstones in the interior partitions. Shwezigon Pagoda is the most important of Bagan's shrines.
It was begun by King Anawrahta, but the building was only finished under the reign of King Kyanzittha. Situated in the Minnanthu area in the center of Bagan, the Sulmani Temple is a landmark. Like the Htilominlo Temple, the Sulmani Temple has a more refined look, but the Sulmani has better interior light than Htilominlo.
Sulmani' means'crown jewel' or'small ruby'. Approximately one kilometer due East of Bagan, in the Minnanthu area. The 61 meter high shrine is the highest in Bagan. Constructed in the twelfth c. by King Alaungsithu, it is one of the oldest two storied churches. Eastward from Gawdawpalin Tempel, in the Nyaung U and Wetkyi-In area.