Bagan

Bagan Overview

Bagan is an area in the Central region of Myanmar. Bagan, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating back from the 11th and 12th centuries. The shape and construction of each building is highly significant in Buddhism with each component part taking on spiritual meaning.

Get In

  • By plane to Nyaung U Airport (NYU)
  • By train
  • By bus
  • By boat

Get around

  • By hot air balloon
  • By horse cart
  • By bicycle
  • By E-bike
  • By shared pickup

See & Do

  • Ananda Temple
  • Shwesandaw Temple (sunset temple)
  • Shwezigon Temple
  • Thatbyinnyu Temple (the tallest pagoda)
  • Manuhar Pagoda
  • Dhamma Yangyi Temple
  • Sulamani Pahto
  • Bagan Archeological Museum
  • Palace Site
  • Novice Monk Initiation rites
  • Night market & Carnival
  • Htilominlo Pahto
  • Yandabo Village Pottery
  • Minnathu Village
  • Tharabar Gate
  • Mt. Popa
  • Bagan Viewing Tower
  • Salay: Yoke Sone Kyaung Monastery

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