Temple BaganBagan Temple
There is plenty of room for everyone who wants to see Bagan's breathtaking dusk and sunsets: this impressive temple listing makes sure you won't be missed. To learn more about Myanmar's breathtaking temple of adoration, visit our Myanmar Temple Memo Pad.
Gawdawpalin Temple, Myanmar(Burma)
Gawdawpalin Temple was constructed by Narapatisithu after the Sulamani Temple was made. However, the emperor has not completed its work. It' about 180 ft high and the layout is like the Sulamani Temple. There' is a tale that says that Narapatisithu became so mighty and proud that he announced that his forces were more brilliant than his family.
Gavdawpalin is considered one of the biggest of Bagan's castles. It is a two-storey temple in modern architecture.
Sulamani Temple, Myanmar(Burma)
The Sulamani was erected in 1181 by Narapatisithu (1174-1211). The temple was known as the "Crow Jewel" and is situated beyond the Dhammayangyi Pagoda. The temple is a more demanding one than the Htilominlo and Gawdawpalin. The temple connects the early epoch's horizontally levels with the vertically aligned central line and has two floors that stand on wide patios and produce a pyramidal effect.
All the masonry is regarded as one of the best in Bagan. Part of the temple was destroyed by the 1975 quake. There are pagodas at the edges of each patio, and a high rampart with intricate gates at each point of the cardinals surrounds the area. At one time the inside of the walls was bordered by a hundred monastery cell, a singular characteristic among the old abbeys of Bagan.
The Sulamani sculpture depicts some of Bagan's most delicate decorative works, which consist of sculptured stuccoes on slats, gables and pylons. Glass panels around the plinth and the patios are also still recognizable. The Buddha pictures show from the first level in the four direction; the picture at the east central door is located in a depression installed in the walls.
On the inside, the pedestal is decorated with delicate frescos from the Conconstruction Age. There are vestiges of early one. Stairs go very near to the top of this temple, from where you have a wonderful view. On the northern side of the site are the ruins of Sulamani Kyaung, a monastic edifice in which Sulamani's older monks and the Tripitaka (the Buddhist scriptures) are surrounded by walls.
One of the plant's tanks is considered the only genuine Baganervoir.