Tuesday, 11 April 2017

The best of Bagan temples

Bagan is home to some 4,000 Buddhist temples - here are some of the most exquisite.

The heartland of the Bamar people has been the location of three former Burmese capitals – Bagan, Pyay and Taungoo – as well as the latest surreal one, Nay Pyi Taw. Of this quartet, it’s Bagan with its wondrous vista of pagodas and stupas that’s the star attraction.

Coverage includes: When to Go, Bagan & around, Nyaung U, Old Bagan, Myinkaba, New Bagan (Bagan Myothit), Mt Popa, Salay, Pakokku, Monywa & around, Yangon–Mandalay Highway, Taungoo, Nay Pyi Taw, Meiktila, Yangon–Bagan Highway, Pyay (Prome) & around, Magwe.

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